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 Mon, Jun. 25 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jun. 25 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Evan Almighty$3,928,863-53%3,604--$1,090$35,120,4911Universal
21408$2,781,704-50%2,678--$1,039$23,400,8241MGM / Weinstein
3Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer$2,377,050-59%3,9634$600$99,840,9252Fox
4Knocked Up$1,547,582-51%2,97568$520$110,871,5304Universal
5Ocean's Thirteen$1,422,818-56%3,450-115$412$92,505,8853Warner Bros.
6Surf's Up$1,016,794-46%3,309-222$307$48,206,8453Sony / Columbia
7Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End$982,664-55%2,802-527$351$287,985,3525Disney
8Shrek the Third$810,853-49%2,822-683$287$308,619,7766Paramount / DreamWorks
9Nancy Drew$786,421-33%2,6120$301$16,852,7972Warner Bros.
10A Mighty Heart$397,647-64%1,355--$293$4,347,4421Paramount Vantage