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, Sep. 23 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Sep. 23 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$722,597-4%3,170--$228$18,859,3091Paramount
2Resident Evil: Apocalypse$550,322-1%3,2840$168$39,426,8042Sony / Screen Gems
3Cellular$407,780-3%2,7490$148$21,418,8722New Line
4Mr. 3000$394,744-1%2,736--$144$10,324,0531Disney
5Wimbledon$385,838-5%2,034--$190$8,796,4471Universal
6Hero (2002)$218,5860%1,926-249$113$46,995,2584Miramax
7Without a Paddle$202,2123%2,610-144$77$51,129,4675Paramount
8Collateral$172,087-4%1,605-419$107$96,678,2887DreamWorks
9Napoleon Dynamite$145,0405%1,024103$142$33,909,93415Fox Searchlight
10The Bourne Supremacy$141,5449%1,236-258$115$170,980,1679Universal