The British romantic dramedy The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, which stars celebrated British actresses Judi Dench and Maggie Smith, among many others, knocked the sexy drama Fifty Shades of Grey out of the top spot at the U.K. box office in its opening weekend.
The Marigold Hotel sequel earned $5.8 million, securing the film's position at No. 1. Fifty Shades, however, only took in $3.3 million in its third weekend in British theaters.
"We can't offer bondage, but we can offer a bunch of other things," Madden said, smiling. "We offer not quite as many shades of grey in our film, but some very distinguished [grey] heads none the less."
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel opens March 6.