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.
|#||Title||Thu, Dec. 21 2000||Locations||Avg.||Total||Wks.||Dist.|
|1||What Women Want (2000)||$4,145,979||12%||3,012||--||$1,376||$48,567,404||1||Paramount|
|2||How the Grinch Stole Christmas||$2,214,915||26%||3,256||74||$680||$220,395,488||5||Universal|
|3||Vertical Limit||$1,111,748||14%||2,307||0||$482||$32,728,205||2||Sony / Columbia|
|4||Proof of Life||$702,686||12%||2,705||0||$260||$21,315,631||2||Warner Bros.|
|7||Rugrats in Paris: The Movie||$353,168||15%||2,540||-300||$139||$45,378,833||5||Paramount|
|8||Meet the Parents||$206,394||25%||1,380||-554||$150||$159,650,337||11||Universal|
|9||Charlie's Angels||$181,873||10%||1,625||-579||$112||$121,742,582||7||Sony / Columbia|