Grosses

'Focus' Continues to Lead on Tuesday with $1.86MMarch 04, 2015 12:53 PM

by Daniel Garris

Warner's Focus took in $1.86 million on Tuesday to lead the daily box office for a fifth straight day. The romantic heist film starring Will Smith and Margot Robbie was up a healthy 23 percent over Monday's performance. Focus has grossed $22.06 million in five days. That is slightly below pre-release expectations and places the film a lackluster 31 percent behind the $31.91 million five-day take of 2013's After Earth.

Fox's Kingsman: The Secret Service held steady in second place with $1.17 million. The Matthew Vaughn directed graphic novel adaptation starring Colin Firth was up a strong 25 percent over Monday and down 38 percent from last Tuesday. Kingsman has grossed a stronger than expected $87.94 million in 19 days and is currently on pace to surpass the $90 million mark on Friday.

Fifty Shades of Grey took in $0.980 million to remain in third. Universal's successful erotic romantic drama was up 13 percent over Monday and down a sharp 57 percent from last Tuesday. While it's proving to be very front-loaded, Fifty Shades of Grey has grossed a very strong $149.24 million in 19 days and will reach the $150 million mark either today or Thursday.

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water was up one spot and 20 percent over Monday to place in fourth on Tuesday with $0.619 million. Paramount's successful 3D animated film was down just 31 percent from last Tuesday. The SpongeBob Movie continues to exceed expectations with $141.07 million through 26 days of release.

The Lazarus Effect was down one spot from Monday to land in fifth place with $0.616 million. The low-budget PG-13 rated horror film from Relativity increased a modest 8 percent over Monday. The Lazarus Effect has grossed $11.39 million in five days. That is slightly below expectations and places the film 19 percent behind the $14.09 million five-day start of last year's Oculus.

Disney's McFarland, USA continued to claim sixth place with $0.604 million. The well received sports drama starring Kevin Costner was up a solid 19 percent over Monday, but also down 42 percent from last Tuesday. McFarland, USA continues to perform on the very high end of expectations with $23.13 million through twelve days of release.

Weekend Actuals (Domestic) Fri, Nov. 24 - Sun, Nov. 26

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1How the Grinch Stole Christmas$52,118,591-5%3,1347$16,630$137,097,0602Universal
2Unbreakable$30,331,990--2,708--$11,201$46,045,8521Disney
3102 Dalmatians$19,884,707--2,704--$7,354$26,238,0651Disney
4Rugrats in Paris: The Movie$17,405,678-23%2,9373$5,926$42,454,1722Paramount
5Charlie's Angels$10,205,486-24%2,838-199$3,596$108,657,3984Sony / Columbia
6Bounce$7,762,647-32%2,01496$3,854$19,186,3632Miramax
7The 6th Day$7,509,451-42%2,5160$2,985$25,019,8282Sony / Columbia
8Men of Honor$6,848,283-13%2,1268$3,221$28,094,1673Fox
9Meet the Parents$6,488,5612%2,159-253$3,005$148,351,7558Universal
10Little Nicky$4,680,198-40%2,776-134$1,686$28,497,2093New Line