'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.

Studio Extended Weekend Estimates (Domestic) Extended Weekend

Wide (1000+)

2Zero Dark Thirty$18,700,000-23%2,9469$6,348$57,044,7575Sony / Columbia
3Silver Linings Playbook$13,019,000159%2,5231713$5,160$56,978,27010Weinstein Company
4Gangster Squad$10,305,000-40%3,1030$3,321$33,415,0602Warner Bros.
5A Haunted House$9,700,000-46%2,1600$4,491$31,313,1792Open Road
6Broken City$9,500,000--2,620--$3,626$9,500,0001Fox
7Les Miserables (2012)$9,246,000-4%2,579-348$3,585$131,804,0204Universal
8Django Unchained$9,235,000-16%2,516-496$3,671$139,353,7354Weinstein Company
9The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey$7,715,000-16%2,323-689$3,321$288,704,7416Warner Bros. / New Line
10The Last Stand$7,190,000--2,913--$2,468$7,190,0001Lionsgate
11Lincoln$6,805,0007%2,174147$3,130$161,941,07911Disney / DreamWorks
12Parental Guidance$5,250,000-14%2,337-620$2,246$67,275,1544Fox
13Life of Pi$4,200,00055%1,256499$3,344$100,037,3059Fox
14Jack Reacher$2,640,000-45%1,707-1000$1,547$76,817,3335Paramount
15This is 40$2,455,000-44%1,232-1088$1,993$65,336,0005Universal
16Wreck-It Ralph$1,871,000184%1,312836$1,426$181,378,30412Disney

Limited (100 — 999)

1The Impossible$2,936,00016%88678$3,314$10,652,5655Lionsgate / Summit
2Argo$2,735,000118%756135$3,618$115,256,55415Warner Bros.
3Texas Chainsaw 3D$1,504,000-72%902-1757$1,667$33,696,9383Lionsgate
4Monsters, Inc. 3D$1,094,000-36%565-562$1,936$32,034,5155Disney
5Rise of The Guardians$785,000-26%474-431$1,656$99,721,3639Paramount / DreamWorks
6The Guilt Trip$725,000-62%642-964$1,129$35,817,5845Paramount
7The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2$403,000-38%306-236$1,317$290,783,02310Lionsgate / Summit
9Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away$300,000-35%265-165$1,132$12,250,0065Paramount
10Rust and Bone$278,84149%16889$1,660$1,516,3839Sony Pictures Classics
11Pitch Perfect$82,500-19%125-29$660$64,909,72817Universal

Platform (1 — 99)

1Amour$462,34880%3621$12,843$1,234,0435Sony Pictures Classics
2Quartet$375,000696%3230$11,719$447,0772Weinstein Company
3LUV$100,000--45--$2,222$100,0001Indomina Media
4The Perks of Being A Wallflower$56,900-15%73-27$779$17,664,83918Lionsgate / Summit
5Searching For Sugar Man$34,80233%275$1,289$3,141,19426Sony Pictures Classics
6West of Memphis$9,962252%97$1,107$57,8064Sony Pictures Classics
7Not Fade Away$9,000-78%56-121$161$607,8105Paramount Vantage