'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.

Weekend Actuals (Domestic) Fri, May. 13 - Sun, May. 15

Wide (1000+)

1Monster-in-Law$23,105,133--3,424--$6,748$23,105,1331New Line
2Kicking & Screaming$20,161,459--3,455--$5,835$20,161,4591Universal
4Kingdom of Heaven$9,624,862-51%3,2193$2,990$35,096,2452Fox
5Crash (2005)$7,022,003-23%1,87612$3,743$19,615,6642Lionsgate
6House of Wax$6,564,727-46%3,1110$2,110$21,948,0432Warner Bros.
7The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy$5,050,033-48%2,770-363$1,823$43,517,5183Disney
8The Interpreter$4,592,445-41%2,602-212$1,765$61,162,6294Universal
9XXX: State of the Union$2,133,896-61%2,387-1093$894$24,341,2493Sony / Columbia
10Mindhunters$1,911,358--1,040--$1,838$1,911,3581Dimension Films