Grosses

'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Scores $217.6M in Five Days After $13.1M Tuesday GrossMay 06, 2015 12:31 PM

by Daniel Garris

Avengers: Age of Ultron took in $13.13 million on Tuesday to dominate the daily box office for a fifth consecutive day. The blockbuster superhero sequel from Disney and Marvel was down a slim 1 percent from Monday's performance. In comparison, 2012's Marvel's The Avengers fell 6.5 percent on its first Tuesday to gross $17.68 million, while 2013's Iron Man 3 was essentially unchanged on its first Tuesday to take in $11.29 million. Avengers: Age of Ultron has grossed $217.63 million in its first five days. While that is softer than was widely expected, it still represents the second largest unadjusted five-day start of all-time (behind only The Avengers). Avengers: Age of Ultron is running 11 percent behind the $244.01 million five-day start of The Avengers and 11 percent ahead of the $196.69 million five-day take of Iron Man 3.

Lionsgate's The Age of Adaline held steady in a distant second with $0.809 million. The romantic drama starring Blake Lively was up a very strong 53 percent over Monday and down 40 percent from last Tuesday. The Age of Adaline continues to perform on the high end of expectations with a twelve-day take of $24.72 million. That places the film just 1 percent behind the recent $24.96 million twelve-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 grossed $0.610 million to remain in third place. The seventh installment of Universal's blockbuster action franchise was up 24 percent over Monday and down a sharp 57 percent from last Tuesday. Furious 7 has grossed $332.17 million in 33 days, which places the film an extremely impressive 44.5 percent ahead of the $229.85 million 33-day take of 2013's Fast & Furious 6.

Sony's Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 continued to claim fourth place with $0.438 million. The Kevin James led comedy sequel increased a healthy 45 percent over Monday and fell 46 percent from last Tuesday. Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 has grossed $52.26 million in 19 days. The film continues to run in line with expectations and is running 16 percent behind the $62.02 million 19-day take of 2011's Zookeeper.

Daily Domestic Gross Thu, May. 18 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, May. 18 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Gladiator (2000)$2,256,915-1%2,9435$767$83,390,2832DreamWorks
2U-571$479,9653%2,820119$170$59,763,7984Universal
3The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas$234,19915%3,12574$75$25,289,9363Universal
4Screwed$211,268-4%1,759--$120$4,290,6491Universal
5Keeping the Faith$156,1130%1,596-418$98$32,911,6815Disney
6Rules of Engagement$151,7052%1,618-643$94$53,726,9186Paramount
7Erin Brockovich$141,7106%1,491-451$95$119,050,5239Universal
8Love & Basketball$138,3116%1,047-145$132$22,998,1044New Line
928 Days$117,3772%1,755-658$67$33,771,5435Sony / Columbia
10Return to Me$103,2501%1,203-500$86$27,497,9276MGM