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'Fifty Shades of Grey' Cracks $135M Mark on WednesdayFebruary 26, 2015 06:55 AM

by BoxOffice Staff

Universal reports that Fifty Shades of Grey took in $1.77 million on Wednesday, representing a 58 percent drop from the same day last week. To date, the adaptation has earned $135.05 million domestically (9 percent ahead of the pace of Twilight).

Kingsman: The Secret Service remained in second place yesterday as it eased 40 percent from last Wednesday to $1.33 million. The graphic novel pic has grossed an impressive $72.6 million through 13 days of release. That put its 25.5 percent ahead of the pace of Jumper and 0.5 percent ahead of 2003's Daredevil.

American Sniper added another $0.79 million in third place on Wednesday, down 24 percent from last week and bringing its domestic haul up to $322.6 million.

Disney's McFarland, USA accounted for $0.66 million in fourth place yesterday. The pic has accumulated $13.4 million through six days of release, nearly 6 percent ahead of the pace of fellow Kevin Costner sports drama Draft Day.

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water took in $0.59 million yesterday for a 68 percent week-to-week drop. The sequel has brought in $128.5 million domestically thus far.

The DUFF added $0.44 million in sixth place, giving it a six-day total of $12.4 million. The surprise box office success is outpacing That Awkward Moment by 16 percent.

Meanwhile, Hot Tub Time Machine 2 took in $0.42 million yesterday for a six-day haul of $7.5 million. The sequel is trailing its predecessor by 59 percent through the same point in release.

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Stakeout$4,729,337-15%1,341239$3,527$21,034,2344Disney
2No Way Out$3,836,7571%1,128311$3,401$11,913,0343Orion
3The Fourth Protocol$3,636,831--1,061--$3,428$3,636,8311Lorimar
4The Big Easy$3,027,308757%1,1381106$2,660$3,380,5672Columbia
5Can't Buy Me Love$2,711,021-33%1,216-67$2,229$11,507,5843Disney
6La Bamba$2,637,528-20%1,093-12$2,413$24,907,4436Columbia
7House II: The Second Story$2,573,934--1,069--$2,408$2,573,9341New World
8Born in East L.A.$2,470,800-43%1,065-47$2,320$6,829,8402Universal
9The Living Daylights$2,109,503-41%1,298-301$1,625$29,477,0535MGM/UA