‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Selected as Summer’s Most Anticipated Movie in Fandango Survey

“Minions” Captures Families’ Top Pick, While Comedy Fans Eagerly Await “Pitch Perfect 2”

LOS ANGELES — April 14, 2015 — Fandango, the nation’s leading digital destination for moviegoers and fans visited by 36 million unique visitors per month, today revealed the results of its Most Anticipated Summer Movie Survey, in which Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” was voted by thousands of movie fans as the most anticipated summer blockbuster. Releasing on May 1, the upcoming sci-fi adventure is currently outselling the first “Avengers” movie and all other Marvel movies at the same point in the sales cycle on Fandango.

“Minions” was selected as the most anticipated family film, with Disney Pixar’s “Inside Out” and Disney’s “Tomorrowland” coming in a close second and third, while “Pitch Perfect 2” was picked as the most anticipated summer comedy. Complete results of Fandango’s Summer Movie Survey can be found below.

“The most exciting summer movie season in years is getting off to rousing start with ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron'” on May 1, and the advance ticket sales are already through the roof,” says Fandango Chief Correspondent Dave Karger. “However, there’s clearly room for more, as ‘Minions’ and ‘Pitch Perfect 2′ offer laughs and thrills for families and comedy fans alike. With so many stellar choices each weekend, we expect to see summer moviegoers spending more time at the theaters than ever before.”

According to Fandango moviegoers, below are the top picks for the summer:
Most Anticipated Summer Blockbuster:
1. “Avengers: Age of Ultron” 54%
2. “Jurassic World” 14%
3. “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation” 10%
4. “Terminator: Genysis” 6%
5. “Mad Max: Fury Road” 5%

Most Anticipated Family Film for the Summer:
1. “Minions” 33%
2. “Pixar’s Inside Out” 23%
3. “Tomorrowland” 22%
4. “Pan” 8%
5. “Max” 7%

Most Anticipated Summer Comedy:
1. “Pitch Perfect 2” 34%

2. “Ted 2” 22%

3. “Entourage” 16%

4. “Magic Mike XXL” 11%

5. “Spy” 7%
Fandango’s Need-to-See Summer Movie Preview can be found at http://www.fandango.com/movie-photos/summer-2015-movie-preview-24-movies-you-need-to-see-1147.

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