Grosses

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

by Daniel Garris

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.

Daily Domestic Gross Thu, Nov. 30 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Nov. 30 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Casino Royale (2006)$1,551,114-6%3,4430$451$100,764,7202Sony / Columbia
2Happy Feet$1,083,9511%3,8040$285$103,959,4392Warner Bros.
3Deja Vu (2006)$1,000,621-2%3,1080$322$33,061,2061Disney
4Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan$545,254-6%2,552-28$214$111,493,4454Fox
5Deck the Halls$338,3191%3,205182$106$18,339,6951Fox
6The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause$260,66710%3,0430$86$68,145,0504Disney
7Stranger Than Fiction$256,751-2%2,2580$114$33,553,4393Sony / Columbia
8Bobby$230,431-15%1,6670$138$7,205,0272MGM / Weinstein
9The Fountain$226,525-3%1,4720$154$6,458,0941Warner Bros.
10Tenacious D in: The Pick of Destiny$201,760-3%1,9190$105$6,112,5061New Line