Grosses

'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Surpasses the $200M Milestone After $13.2M Monday TakeMay 05, 2015 12:18 PM

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Avengers: Age of Ultron continued to dominate the daily box office on Monday with a daily take of $13.23 million. In the process, the blockbuster superhero sequel from Disney and Marvel surpassed the $200 million mark on Monday. The film reached the milestone in four days; making it the second fastest film ever to reach the milestone (behind only 2012's Marvel's The Avengers). However, Avengers: Age of Ultron was down a sizable 74 percent from Sunday's performance. That is a concerning early sign given that The Avengers declined 67 percent to gross $18.89 million on its first Monday. The first Monday performance of Avengers: Age of Ultron was much closer to that of 2013's Iron Man 3, which fell 74 percent on its first Monday to gross $11.27 million. With a massive four-day start of $204.499 million, Avengers: Age of Ultron is running 10 percent behind the $226.34 million four-day take of The Avengers and 10 percent ahead of the $185.41 million four-day gross of Iron Man 3.

Lionsgate's The Age of Adaline placed in a distant second with $0.529 million. The romantic drama starring Blake Lively was down 65 percent from Sunday and down a solid 42 percent from last Monday. The Age of Adaline continues to perform on the high end of expectations with an eleven-day take of $23.91 million. That places the film a slim 1 percent behind the recent $24.21 million eleven-day start of The Longest Ride. The Age of Adaline will hope to hold up well this coming weekend thanks in part to the Mother's Day holiday.

Furious 7 followed closely behind in third place with $0.494 million. The seventh installment of Universal's blockbuster action franchise fell 74 percent from Sunday and a sharp 57 percent from last Monday. Furious 7 has grossed $331.56 million in 32 days, which places the film an extremely impressive 45 percent ahead of the $229.19 million 32-day take of 2013's Fast & Furious 6.

Sony's Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 claimed fourth place with $0.301 million. The modestly budgeted Kevin James led comedy sequel declined 82 percent from Sunday and 51 percent from last Monday. Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 has grossed $51.82 million in 18 days. The film continues to run in line with expectations and is running 14 percent behind the $60.48 million 18-day take of 2011's Zookeeper.

Weekend Actuals (Domestic) Fri, Sep. 2 - Sun, Sep. 4

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Transporter 2$16,540,490--3,303--$5,008$16,540,4901Fox
2The 40-Year-Old Virgin$13,301,744-18%2,90133$4,585$68,651,5463Universal
3The Constant Gardener$8,674,806--1,346--$6,445$10,396,3491Focus
4Red Eye$7,612,773-26%3,13443$2,429$43,691,2003DreamWorks
5The Brothers Grimm$7,196,419-52%3,09811$2,323$26,899,4222Miramax / Dimension
6Four Brothers$5,024,024-36%2,435-214$2,063$63,011,3074Paramount
7Wedding Crashers$4,753,039-21%2,416-321$1,967$194,752,4078New Line
8March of the Penguins$4,059,074-14%2,506112$1,620$62,062,64511Warner Independent
9The Skeleton Key$3,306,958-27%2,414-370$1,370$43,042,5484Universal
10The Cave$2,948,239-52%2,1950$1,343$10,963,4152Sony / Screen Gems