Box Office Results: Fifty Shades Still On Top

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Fifty Shades of Grey retained the #1 spot at the box office this weekend bringing in $23.4 million. Although it is good to be number one, that is a 73% drop from last weekend. The film has totaled $130.1 million domestically and $410.6 million worldwide on a budget of just $40 million.

Note: Numbers include Sunday estimates and are three-day estimates. A studio recoups 55% of a film’s grosses on average, meaning it needs to approximately double its budget to be profitable during its theatrical run.

BOX OFFICE TOP TEN (Three-Day Numbers)
1. Fifty Shades of Grey – $23.2 million ($130.1 million total)
2. Kingsman: The Secret Service – $17.5 million ($67.1 million total)
3. The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water – $15.5 million ($125.2 million total)
4. McFarland, USA – $11.3 million ($11.3 million total)
5. The DUFF – $11 million ($11 million total)
6. American Sniper – $9.7 million ($319.6 million total)
7. Hot Tub Time Machine 2 – $5.8 million ($5.8 million total)
8. Jupiter Ascending – $3.7 million ($39.5 million total)
9. The Imitation Game – $2.6 million ($83.9 million total)
10. Paddington – $2.3 million ($67.7 million total)