'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.

Daily Domestic Gross Fri, Jun. 21 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jun. 21 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Lilo & Stitch$12,335,688--3,191--$3,866$12,335,6881Disney
2Minority Report$11,663,488--3,001--$3,887$11,663,4881Fox
3Scooby-Doo$7,649,23558%3,4470$2,219$83,484,5162Warner Bros.
4The Bourne Identity$4,625,16873%2,6435$1,750$43,931,1252Universal
5The Sum of All Fears$2,359,852100%3,037-193$777$91,887,9104Paramount
6Juwanna Mann$1,994,559--1,325--$1,505$1,994,5591Warner Bros.
7Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood$1,958,50715%2,310-197$848$42,643,9923Warner Bros.
9Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones$1,395,20251%2,107-294$662$276,071,1426Fox
10Spider-Man$1,306,73565%2,278-424$574$387,130,3838Sony / Columbia