‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Crosses $400 Million in Overseas Grosses
April 5, 2015 - Fifty Shades of Grey
Universal is about to tighten books on amorous adaptation, that ranks 8th on studio’s worldwide box-office list
With the $165.5 million it has grossed in North America, a worldwide box bureau sum for a R-rated instrumentation of E.L. James’ amorous novel will top $566 million by Sunday, Universal pronounced Saturday. That’s flattering good for a film with a $40 million prolongation budget, and during slightest one some-more supplement is in a works.
As a studio prepares to tighten a box-office books on “Fifty Shades,” it will arrange as a eighth-highest grossing film ever. It is behind usually “Jurassic Park’ ($1.04 billion), “Despicable Me “ ($975.2 million), “E.T.” ($798 million), “Fast Furious 6” ($789 million), “Fast Five” ($630 million), “The Lost World: Jurassic Park” ($624.9 million) and “Mamma Mia” ($606 million).
The top-grossing territories for “Fifty Shades” are the U.K. and Ireland ($53.1 million), Germany ($41.9 million), France ($32.4 million), Brazil ($30 million) and Italy ($22.5 million).
A $55 million general sum on a film’s initial Saturday done it a highest-grossing Valentine’s Day recover ever, and it is Universal’s top-grossing R-rated recover ever as well.
Director Sam Taylor-Johnson also done box bureau story with a film, that had a largest opening weekend for a womanlike director, an $85.2 million three-day haul.
Taylor-Johnson will not lapse for a second film, nor will Kelly Marcel, who blending a original. Universal is acid for a new author and executive and there is no recover date set for “Fifty Shades Darker.”