Deadpool Spanks Fifty Shades of Grey’s Box Office Record

Deadpool continued its box office dominance all weekend long, coming in first with an estimated $135 million.

The movie had the biggest opening day ever for an R-rated film as well.

20th Century Fox’s new comic book film set a record high for both President’s Day weekend and the month of February, eclipsing Fifty Shades of Grey’s previous leading debut of $85.2 million.

On top of that, Deadpool’s opening weekend now stands as the biggest ever for an R-rated film, outpacing The Matrix Reloaded’s $91.8 million debut.

Kung Fu Panda 3 slipped to second place with $19.7 million, followed closely by Warner Bros. romantic comedy How to Be Single, which debuted to $18.8 million over the Valentine’s Day weekend.

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