NORTH AMERICA: ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Crosses $100 Million Domestically in 6 Days; ‘Kingsman’ Approaches $50 Million

Universal reports that Fifty Shades of Grey added $4.2 million on Wednesday, bringing its six-day domestic total up to $102.7 million. The film is currently outpacing Valentine’s Day by 51 percent through the same point in release.

Kingsman: The Secret Service continues to hold well as it added $2.23 million in second place yesterday. The Matthew Vaughn-helmed graphic novel adaptation has taken in $47.3 million through its first six days, 17 percent ahead of the pace of 2008’s Jumper.

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water was up 29 percent from last Wednesday to $1.86 million yesterday. The family pic’s 13-day haul stands at $107.8 million.

American Sniper pulled another $1.04 million yesterday, down just 29 percent from the same day last week. The blockbuster biopic’s domestic total stands at $308.8 million as it continues its march toward becoming 2014’s highest grossing release.

Meanwhile, Jupiter Ascending capped off Wednesday’s top five with $0.59 million — down 42 percent from last week. The sci-fi pic has earned $35.3 million domestically up to this point.

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