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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.
1Parenthood$9,672,060-8%1,30038$7,440$30,329,2962Universal
2The Abyss$9,319,797--1,533--$6,079$9,319,7971Fox
3A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child$8,115,176--1,902--$4,267$8,115,1761New Line
4Turner & Hooch$6,337,422-26%1,8880$3,357$27,067,9433Disney
5When Harry Met Sally...$6,197,100-15%1,17138$5,292$31,305,5075Columbia
6Lethal Weapon 2$6,071,683-24%1,8300$3,318$75,112,8496Warner Bros.
7Batman (1989)$5,025,131-25%1,777-295$2,828$222,975,6438Warner Bros.
8Lock Up$3,342,360-45%1,3842$2,415$9,367,8802TriStar
9Honey, I Shrunk the Kids$3,326,711-17%1,45115$2,293$63,954,0728Disney
10Young Einstein$2,051,886-34%1,2170$1,686$5,146,4672Warner Bros.