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.

Weekend domestic gross

WeekendTop 10 GrossChg. LW%Total GrossChg. LW% Top movie of the week
04 (Jan 23 - Jan 25)$136,480,820-24%$157,464,629-22%American Sniper
03 (Jan 16 - Jan 18)$178,963,57071%$201,031,67960%American Sniper
05 (Jan 30 - Feb 01)$80,089,127-41%$100,337,966-36%American Sniper
08 (Feb 20 - Feb 22)$103,802,091-47%$115,316,213-45%Fifty Shades of Grey
07 (Feb 13 - Feb 15)$196,187,39248%$211,277,24041%Fifty Shades of Grey
02 (Jan 09 - Jan 11)$104,708,370-17%$125,338,635-19%Taken 3
01 (Jan 02 - Jan 04)$125,847,309--$153,826,448--The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
06 (Feb 06 - Feb 08)$132,753,77466%$149,816,98649%The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water