Grosses

'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.
1Mission to Mars$22,855,247--3,054--$7,484$22,855,2471Disney
2The Ninth Gate$6,622,518--1,586--$4,176$6,622,5181Artisan
3My Dog Skip$6,027,3733%2,3310$2,586$13,818,2799Warner Bros.
4The Whole Nine Yards$5,511,717-23%2,672-121$2,063$43,230,0294Warner Bros.
5American Beauty$3,664,215-9%1,522183$2,408$91,299,03426DreamWorks
6The Cider House Rules$3,502,676-13%1,704208$2,056$31,597,73014Miramax
7Drowning Mona$3,417,003-41%1,9810$1,725$9,219,2322Destination
8The Next Best Thing$3,360,692-43%2,03427$1,652$10,361,6202Paramount
9Snow Day$3,186,143-34%2,672-45$1,192$52,579,0045Paramount
10Pitch Black$2,942,270-42%1,730-173$1,701$34,076,2594USA Films