‘Fifty Shades Freed’ Tops Box Office for Opening Weekend2 weeks ago by Amber Le in Movie News
Fifty Shades Freed topped the box office across America, bringing in $38.8 million at 3,678 cinema locations. The motion picture is set to launch in 57 international markets this weekend with approximately $100 million, increasing the franchise total to $1.09 billion.
As our love-hate relationship comes to an end with Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson, who played Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele, let’s recap the success of the Fifty Shades trilogy. In 2015, Fifty Shades of Grey opened with $85.2 million and Fifty Shades Darker brought in $46.6 million last year.
Jim Orr, Universal’s president of domestic distribution said, “We were able to expand the audience beyond the core demographic, and it played well in all geographic areas,” and predicts an increase in numbers as Valentine’s Day rolls around.