Sitting atop the Friday box office for a second week, as expected, is "Fifty Shades of Grey," which outperformed three new releases.
The film based on E.L. James' erotic novel pulled in an estimated $8 million, a significant drop from its debut last week, but it has now grossed over $102 million to date. The movie has also been a hit overseas, pulling in $209 million at the international box office, well over the $40 million Focus Features shelled out to make the movie.
In second place, “Kingsman: The Secret Service” garnered $5.3 million Friday for a to-date total of almost $54.9 million. Based on a comic book, "Kingsman" follows a street kid (Taron Egerton) who is recruited into a secret spy organization by Harry Hart (
Of the three new releases, CBS Films and Lionsgate’s comedy “The Duff” fared the best with an estimated $4.3 million for third place. Based on the novel by Kody Keplinger, the picture follows high schooler Bianca (
Rounding out the top five are "Spongebob SquarePants: Sponge Out of Water" with $4 million and Disney's new release "McFarland, USA" with $3.6 million.