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 Sun, Oct. 8 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Oct. 8 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Departed$7,454,105-31%3,017--$2,471$26,886,8181Warner Bros.
2Open Season (2006)$4,630,275-34%3,8330$1,208$43,753,0212Sony / Columbia
3The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning$4,406,532-35%2,820--$1,563$18,509,5281New Line
4Employee of the Month$2,852,690-34%2,579--$1,106$11,409,0301Lionsgate
5The Guardian (2006)$2,495,618-40%3,2410$770$32,321,6732Disney
6jackass: number two$1,856,409-29%3,007-56$617$62,809,4463Paramount
7School for Scoundrels (2006)$872,105-40%3,0073$290$13,989,2602MGM / Weinstein
8Jet Li's Fearless$693,719-28%1,617-193$429$21,761,7563Rogue
9Gridiron Gang$574,489-43%2,228-805$258$36,556,0114Sony / Columbia
10The Illusionist (2006)$538,105-35%1,149-170$468$34,151,6728Yari Film Group