'No Good Deed' Easily Maintains First Place on Wednesday with $1.18 MillionSeptember 18, 2014 07:05 AM

by Shawn Robbins

Sony reports that No Good Deed took in $1.18 million on Wednesday, off 35 percent rfom the day prior. That gives the thriller a 6-day haul of $28.9 million, an impressive start for the pic which is running 7 percent ahead of the pace of Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself and 37 percent ahead of The Call.

Guardians of the Galaxy posted another $0.59 million yesterday for a 19.5 percent drop from last Wednesday. The Disney/Marvel blockbuster continues to show aggressive staying power in the post-summer market as its domestic tally has now reached $307.9 million. The film is running 3 percent ahead of the pace of the original Iron Man.

Warner Bros.' Dolphin Tale 2 grabbed $0.51 million yesterday as it was off 28 percent from Tuesday. The family-driven sequel has earned $17.6 million in its first six days, 18.5 percent less than its 2011 predecessor.

Fox Searchlight's The Drop continues to impress in limited release. The Tom Hardy/James Gandolfini thriller added $0.37 million from 809 locations yesterday for a strong $453 per-theater average. With $5.35 million in the bank through six days of release, the film will expand into wider release starting this weekend.

Rounding out the top five, Let's Be Cops grossed $0.35 million for a 21 percent week-to-week drop. The comedy has certainly found its audience since opening in August, ringing up $74.2 million to-date.

Weekly domestic gross

YearWeekTop 10 GrossChg. LY%Total GrossChg. LY% Top movie of the week
201437 (Sep 12 - Sep 18)$88,040,365-18%$109,013,316-17%No Good Deed (2014)
201337 (Sep 13 - Sep 19)$107,321,81228%$130,615,00015%Insidious Chapter 2
201237 (Sep 14 - Sep 20)$83,579,932-24%$114,045,000-16%Resident Evil: Retribution
201137 (Sep 16 - Sep 22)$110,527,63536%$136,389,00027%The Lion King 3D
201037 (Sep 10 - Sep 16)$81,070,649-11%$107,248,000-9%Resident Evil: Afterlife
200937 (Sep 11 - Sep 17)$90,630,672-14%$118,284,000-9%Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself
200837 (Sep 12 - Sep 18)$105,909,82938%$130,279,00028%Burn After Reading
200737 (Sep 14 - Sep 20)$76,751,2408%$101,423,0004%The Brave One
200637 (Sep 15 - Sep 21)$70,758,612-15%$97,977,000-9%Gridiron Gang
200537 (Sep 16 - Sep 22)$83,614,07012%$107,744,0005%Just Like Heaven
200437 (Sep 10 - Sep 16)$74,447,144-15%$102,440,000-7%Resident Evil: Apocalypse
200337 (Sep 12 - Sep 18)$87,673,103-1%$110,566,0002%Once Upon a Time in Mexico
200237 (Sep 13 - Sep 19)$88,819,951471%$108,724,00028%Barbershop
200137 (Sep 14 - Sep 20)$15,553,070-42%$84,961,00020%The Musketeer
200037 (Sep 15 - Sep 21)$26,868,351-64%$70,869,000--The Watcher