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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.
1Ice Age: The Meltdown$68,032,708--3,964--$17,163$68,032,7081Fox
2Inside Man$15,439,043-47%2,83012$5,455$52,509,8682Universal
3ATL$11,553,820--1,602--$7,212$11,553,8201Warner Bros.
4Failure to Launch$6,462,801-38%3,074-128$2,102$73,090,6124Paramount
5V for Vendetta$6,296,631-49%2,910-455$2,164$56,663,5393Warner Bros.
6Stay Alive$4,505,661-58%2,0090$2,243$17,280,2462Disney
7She's the Man$4,429,176-39%2,552-79$1,736$26,625,9683Paramount / DreamWorks
8Slither$3,880,336--1,945--$1,995$3,880,3361Universal
9The Shaggy Dog (2006)$3,242,881-64%2,929-492$1,107$53,553,7864Disney
10Basic Instinct 2$3,200,840--1,453--$2,203$3,200,8401Sony / Columbia