Dominant ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ sets box office record0 Comments

Posted on 18 Feb 2015 at 12:18pm

Steamy Bondage romp ‘Fifty Shades of Grey influenced the North American box office on its inauguration weekend, beating the challenge to save the top spot and the biggest opening ever in February, on Tuesday industry figures showed.

Fifty Shades of Grey

Fifty Shades of Grey

The billionaire Christain Grey (Jamie Dornan) erotic tale and his college graduate Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) achieved in $93 million, more than fourthly% of the top dozen movies sales, as per to the box office tracker Exhibitor Relations.

Include to that earning of $266 million from outside the US, approaches its overseas sales to over a quarter of a billion dollars, $266 million to be exact.

The film, which launched last week in Europe earlier than its weekend US debut, it made the score record haul in spite of some particularly combined reviews.

“While artistically better endowed than its print complement, ’50 shades of Grey’ is a less than pleasing experience on the screen, “mentioned the Rotten Tomatoes film ranking website, which gave it an uninspiring 26% approval rating.

British spy-comedy flick “Kingsman: The Secret Service,” was another Valentine’s Day weekend opener, in this movie Colin Firth and Samuel L. Jackson, which made their entrance in 2nd place with a haul of 41.8 million$.

The two beginner’s performance was easily adequate to shove last week’s movie. “The SpongeBob Movies: Sponge Out of Water, “down to 3rd position, along with $40 million in sales over the long Presidents ‘Day Holiday Weekend.

American Sniper” concedes to the 4th position, had $18.8 million in ticket sales.

Since it’s publicized, the highly admired “Sniper” has earned $305 million and a half dozen Oscar nominations, such as a best actor for Bradley Cooper in the title role.

“Jupiter Ascending” has vended the 5th most tickets, along with a $10.8 million in its 2nd weekend.

The Fantasy flick couples Mila Kunis and Channing Tatum and is a primary raid into the field for sibling directors Lana and Andy Wachowski as their work on “The Matrix” series.

“Paddington,” is a huge screen version of the family classic regarding a bear lost in the main city achieved $5.8 million for the sixth spot.

“Seventh Son,” is a 3-D fantasy action movie along with rolling Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore, was in seventh position, $4.8 million was the earning.

“The Imitation Game,” which contains stars such as Benedict Cumberbatch as code breaking expert Alan Turing, earned $4.2 million in 8th position, after the comedy movie “The Wedding Ringer” with $3.7 million in 9th.

At the end of the top ten was “Project Almanac” is a science fiction tale, earned $3.3 million.

Fifty Shades of Grey

Fifty Shades of Grey

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