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“FURIOUS 7” STAYS AT NO. 1 IN WEEK NO. 4

April 27, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Universal’s Furious 7 remained at the top of the box office for the fourth straight weekend with a haul of $17.8 million, bringing its total domestic gross to $320.1 million, according to final figures released today (Monday). It was the first film to notch four victories in a row since The Hunger Games pulled off that feat in March and April of 2012. Lionsgate’s female-targeted The Age of Adaline, the only film to open in wide release this weekend, came in third with $13.2 million. It was edged out by Sony’s Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2, which remained in second place with $14.8 million. After two weeks, the comedy has earned $43.2 million. In further good news for DreamWorks Animation, Home took fourth place in its fifth week with $8 million, down just 24.5 percent from its previous weekend. Rounding out the top five, the low-budget horror flick Unfriended wound up with $6.2 million in its second week, plunging 61 percent. Meanwhile, Disney’s Avengers: Age of Ultron opened overseas to a powerful $201.2 million. According to the studio, it was up 44 percent from the foreign debut of the first Avengers movie, and 24 percent from Iron Man 3. But the fourth week of Furious 7 was right behind with a $69.7-million foreign take, pushing its overseas total past the $1-billion mark. Its worldwide total now stands at $1.32 billion, putting it at No. 5 on the all-time list.