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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.
1Twister (1996)$37,093,440-10%2,785371$13,319$78,152,8452Warner Bros.
2Flipper (1996)$4,209,525--2,385--$1,765$4,209,5251Universal
3The Craft$3,018,289-16%1,7620$1,713$13,341,1643Sony / Columbia
4The Truth About Cats & Dogs$2,907,920-25%1,6543$1,758$19,390,3544Fox
5Primal Fear$1,955,768-19%1,728-159$1,132$37,237,7677Paramount
6The Quest$1,632,610-24%1,967-125$830$15,023,0104Universal
7The Birdcage$1,274,938-21%1,181-100$1,080$87,190,89511MGM/UA
8The Great White Hype$836,157-37%1,183-316$707$5,509,2323Fox
9James and the Giant Peach$766,605-41%1,351-239$567$20,817,0296Disney