Fifty Shades of Green: $81.7M

Guess that little fad isn't going away anytime soon
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 15, 2015 11:37 AM CST
Fifty Shades of Green: $81.7M
Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan appear in a scene from the film, "Fifty Shades of Grey."   (AP Photo/Universal Pictures and Focus Features)

Apparently a lot of you hate-watched Fifty Shades of Grey this Valentine's Day weekend: The Jamie Dornan-Dakota Johnson S&M flick, which was widely panned as boring, pulled down $81.7 million in its first three days, reports the AP, and could be on track for $90 million-plus over the four-day weekend. It was, as Deadline reports, the biggest Presidents Day weekend opening ever. Some 82% of those who turned out on its opening night were female, adds Deadline. Meanwhile, Fifty Shades is doing even better internationally, where it's set to earn $158.3 million. (Read more Fifty Shades of Grey stories.)

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