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'Fifty Shades Freed' commands $38.8 million to top box office

Dakota Johnson in her role as Anastasia Steele from the movie Dakota Johnson in her role as Anastasia Steele from the movie"Fifty Shades Freed
Herman Weaver | 12 February, 2018, 06:40

"Fifty Shades Darker" opened with a 46.6 million dollars weekend in North America in 2017. The fanbase that propelled the novel to become the bestselling book of all time, plus the rest of us who were just curious to see how they pulled it off (so to speak), led the film to earn almost $100 million in its opening weekend when it arrived in 2015.

The films, about a sexually inexperienced woman who falls for an billionaire with eccentric sexual appetites, star Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan.

Indeed, younger female audience members were the driving force in pushing the three Fifty Shades films to their current collective worldwide total of US$1.09 billion. We expect similar if not even more robust results for Valentine's Day on Wednesday.

In second place, Sony's family film "Peter Rabbit" earned $25 million in its first weekend in theaters, well above analyst's predictions of $16 million.

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Based on Beatrix Potter's children's stories about a mischievous bunny, Peter Rabbit stars James Corden in the title role, along with Domhnall Gleeson, Rose Byrne, and Daisy Ridley.

The $25-million opening bests the $24-million summer debut of Sony's critically panned but commercially successful "Emoji Movie" and the studio's April disappointment "Smurfs: The Lost Village", which opened with $13.2 million.

The 15:17 to Paris is a 2018 American biographical drama film produced and directed by Clint Eastwood and written by Dorothy Blyskal, based on the autobiography The 15:17 to Paris: The True Story of a Terrorist, a Train, and Three American Soldiers by Jeffrey E. Stern, Spencer Stone, Anthony Sadler and Alek Skarlatos. Its overseas total from opening day alone was $25 million, including Wednesday night previews in some countries-and as the film launched in 57 more global markets over the weekend, it added about $100 million to the franchise's grand total of about $1.09 billion.

Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle, starring Dwayne Johnson and Jack Black, fell from No. 1 to fourth place with $9.8 million in it's eighth week on release, bringing its domestic take to healthy $365.6 million.

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