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'Fifty Shades Darker' Secures More Revenue Over The Holiday Weekend

By karen_querubin , Feb 22, 2017 05:14 PM EST
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Despite the mediocre reviews from critics as well as moviegoers regarding the romantic-erotic relatinship between "Dominant" Billionaire Christian Grey and "Submissive" Anastasia Steele, the film  Fifty Shades Darker has surprised reviewers by gaining massive earnings over the holiday weekends as compared to the first franchise, Fifty Shades of Grey.

'Fifty Shades Darker' Beats 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Record Over The Holiday Weekend

The film Fifty Shades Darker which stars Jamie Dornan as the lead Christian Grey and Dakota Johnson as Anastasia Steele earned $20.35 Million from Friday till Sunday with a total weekend earning of $23 Million from Friday till Monday. According to movie critics the film is doing a lot better with a 56 percent plop as compared to the first franchise, 'Fifty Shades of Grey" which gained a 73 percent drop over the holiday weekend.

Two Years ago, Fifty Shades of Grey opened with $85 million and a total domestic debut of $166 Million. On the other hand, despite the not so good reviews about its forerunner, Fifty Shades Darker has already bagged massive earnings of $193 million in total and has actually claimed the top spot for four days since it was released from the Box office Charts which is quite surprisingly better as compared to its predecessor.

Over its worldwide release, the film has already bagged humongous earnings amounting to $284 Million with a lot more to come which also makes it a massive hit for Universal/Comcast Corporation.

'Fifty Shades Darker' Conquered The South African Box Office Charts

As reviews and ratings from the South African Films came in, it was pretty obvious that the romantic and erotic film between Christian Gray and Anastasia Steele has maintained the top spot. Coming on the Second spot is the Film starring Matt Damon entitled "The Great Wall" followed by The Lego Batman Movie on its rightful third place.

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