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 Wed, Feb. 4 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Feb. 4 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Taken$1,965,301-8%3,183--$617$31,046,2421Fox
2Slumdog Millionaire$721,847-2%1,633222$442$69,280,13412Fox Searchlight
3Gran Torino$701,414-1%3,015-30$233$112,289,5324Warner Bros.
4Paul Blart: Mall Cop$665,783-3%3,20662$208$85,306,0633Sony / Columbia
5Underworld: Rise of the Lycans$596,855-10%2,9420$203$35,160,3142Sony / Screen Gems
6New in Town$472,038-3%1,941--$243$8,149,8181Lionsgate
7The Uninvited$371,380-11%2,344--$158$11,569,7811Paramount / DreamWorks
8My Bloody Valentine 3D$347,693-8%1,406-1128$247$45,959,6063Lionsgate
9Hotel for Dogs$331,99811%3,160-111$105$49,099,3253Paramount / DreamWorks
10The Curious Case of Benjamin Button$291,851-2%2,126-137$137$117,336,1316Paramount