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.
1The Dark Knight$75,166,845-53%4,3660$17,216$313,783,4442Warner Bros.
2Step Brothers$30,939,716--3,094--$10,000$30,939,7161Sony / Columbia
3Mamma Mia!$17,746,699-36%2,99014$5,935$62,596,0112Universal
4The X-Files: I Want to Believe$10,020,598--3,185--$3,146$10,020,5981Fox
5Journey to the Center of the Earth$9,717,756-21%2,688-142$3,615$60,491,1253Warner Bros. / New Line
6Hancock$8,312,512-41%3,309-467$2,512$206,482,9124Sony / Columbia
7WALL-E$6,421,610-36%3,044-266$2,110$195,310,4395Disney
8Hellboy II: The Golden Army$5,099,116-50%3,018-194$1,690$66,059,0743Universal
9Space Chimps$4,537,686-37%2,53827$1,788$16,169,2462Fox
10Wanted (2008)$2,740,289-46%1,750-683$1,566$128,629,1315Universal