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, Jan. 6 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jan. 6 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1National Treasure: Book of Secrets$4,965,904-43%3,762-70$1,320$170,873,0603Disney
2Alvin and the Chipmunks$4,125,925-39%3,462-22$1,192$176,279,9664Fox
3Juno$4,052,025-38%1,925906$2,105$51,669,0962Fox Searchlight
4I Am Legend$3,684,006-46%3,64812$1,010$228,054,8454Warner Bros.
5One Missed Call$2,165,399-58%2,240--$967$12,511,0461Warner Bros.
6Charlie Wilson's War$1,971,649-45%2,59419$760$52,552,1563Universal
7P.S. I Love You$1,953,201-40%2,4717$790$39,203,8623Warner Bros.
8The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep$1,736,529-34%2,7775$625$30,820,1422Sony / Columbia
9Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street$1,513,615-34%1,2490$1,212$38,609,9303Paramount / DreamWorks
10Aliens vs. Predator - Requiem$1,229,098-33%2,6176$470$37,052,2242Fox