'Fifty Shades of Grey' torches records with $94.4 million debut | Boston Herald

February 16, 2015 5:50 PM

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'Fifty Shades of Grey' torches records with $94.4 million debut | Boston Herald

"Fifty Shades of Grey" made moviegoers its slave over Presidents Day weekend, shattering records and heating up the box office with a staggering $94.4 million debut over the four-day holiday.

That easily trumped the previous high of $63.1 million set by "Valentine's Day" in 2010. The film took advantage of Valentine's Day falling over the holiday weekend, presenting itself as a saucy evening out for couples looking to spice up their love lives. It also became the fourth biggest R-rated o...

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