Box Office: ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ to Top ‘Peter Rabbit,’ ‘The 15:17 to Paris’

February 10, 2018 - Fifty Shades of Grey

Universal’s final installment of a “Fifty Shades” franchise, “Fifty Shades Freed,” is staid to browbeat a box bureau in a opening weekend, with $40 million from 3,768 North American locations.

The film sees a lapse of Jamie Dornan as Christian Grey and Dakota Johnson as his now wife, Anastasia Grey. It took in $18.5 million in Friday previews, that includes $5.6 million from Thursday screenings. The culmination of a “Fifty Shades” trilogy is also rising in 57 international markets this weekend after a Feb. 6 premiere in France and has already grossed $50 million outward North America in a initial 3 days.

With this weekend’s take, a “Fifty Shades” authorization is set to pass $1 billion in sum revenue. The second installment, “Fifty Shades Darker,” non-stop to $46.6 million a same weekend final year, and “Fifty Shades of Grey” debuted to $85.2 million in 2015.

In second place is Sony’s instrumentation of “Peter Rabbit,” that is set to pull in $22 million from 3,725 domestic sites, forward of forecasts. The film stars James Corden as a voice of a suggested rabbit, with Domhnall Gleeson as a successor to Mr. McGregor’s plantation and Margot Robbie, Elizabeth Debicki, and Daisy Ridley as a voices of Peter Rabbit’s sisters. The film is destined by Will Gluck and perceived an A- CinemaScore.


Warner Bros.’ “The 15:17 to Paris,” destined by Clint Eastwood, is streamer towards a $11 million opening from 3,042 locations to take third place. The film tells a story of 3 Americans who foiled an attempted conflict that took place on a sight headed to Paris in 2015, with a tangible group concerned expel as themselves. The film perceived a B- CinemaScore, and it’s set to perform in line with early forecasts.

Sony’s “Jumanji: Welcome to a Jungle” was unseated from a initial place mark after shortening a strech and is set to take in around $9 million from 3,126 sites in a eighth weekend. The film will finish a weekend with about $365 million in 38th place on a all-time domestic grosser list, $3 million behind “Despicable Me 2,” and is also set to turn Sony’s second top grossing film of all time domestically, behind 2002’s “Spider-Man.”

In fifth and also in a eighth weekend is Fox’s durable “The Greatest Showman,” that should sum about $6 million from 2,373 locations. The musical, that stars Hugh Jackman as P.T. Barnum, should cranky $300 million worldwide this weekend.

Last weekend’s solitary opener “Winchester,” starring Helen Mirren and distributed by Lionsgate, is set to move in an estimated $4 million from 2,840 locations, imprinting a 52% dump from a opening weekend — down by reduction than a second weekend trip of final year’s large fear pretension “Rings” (57%).

This weekend should see a poignant boost in activity during theaters in a arise of a slow Super Bowl session, and box offices should accept an even bigger boost over a Presidents Day weekend with Disney-Marvel’s “Black Panther” forecasted to take in as most as $150 million in a opening weekend.

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