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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.
1The River Wild$10,214,450--2,074--$4,925$10,214,4501Universal
2Timecop$5,446,230-33%2,27443$2,395$25,687,4703Universal
3Forrest Gump$4,368,160-20%2,360-5$1,851$171,520,25713Paramount
4Terminal Velocity$3,303,284-40%1,7973$1,838$8,803,6882Disney
5Clear and Present Danger$2,003,122-27%1,490-301$1,344$69,728,7539Paramount
6The Scout$1,458,837--1,585--$920$1,458,8371Fox
7The Mask$1,253,951-20%1,360-314$922$75,552,73910New Line
8Natural Born Killers$1,238,439-38%1,212-390$1,022$24,485,5636Warner Bros.
9True Lies$975,803-33%1,000-251$976$95,431,19112Fox