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 Sat, Dec. 15 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Dec. 15 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1I Am Legend$28,795,931-4%3,606--$7,986$58,855,5031Warner Bros.
2Alvin and the Chipmunks$18,883,34942%3,475--$5,434$32,183,9571Fox
3The Golden Compass$3,715,62141%3,5280$1,053$38,294,5202New Line
4Enchanted$2,446,25150%3,066-454$798$90,348,6414Disney
5No Country for Old Men$1,195,54741%1,34824$887$32,628,2326Miramax
6The Perfect Holiday$1,018,68245%1,307--$779$2,368,3041Yari Film Group
7This Christmas$974,35529%1,92142$507$45,469,9934Sony / Screen Gems
8Fred Claus$948,29133%2,750-435$345$68,324,0926Warner Bros.
9August Rush$724,98121%2,007-303$361$27,608,3784Warner Bros.
10Beowulf$557,55527%1,659-1317$336$78,873,9825Paramount