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Weekend Box Office: May 8-10, 2015

Another weekend, another $77 million.  Avengers: Age of Ultron opens in China on Tuesday and should shatter the $1 billion mark later this week.  Ultron broke the $300 million threshold in ten days, tying The Dark Knight‘s pace to that mark.  The Avengers, which holds the title as the fastest to clear $300 million, did it in nine days.

Mad Max: Fury Road opens next week and may give Ultron a run for its money, but it has a violent R rating attached to it, so that will slow down it’s box office draw.

But what may be more amazing is that Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 is closing in on $100 million.  Unreal.  The new comedy Hot Pursuit had a respectable opening in the face of incredible competition.

The Age of Adaline and Ex Machina are holding pretty steady and have been since release.

North American Weekend Box Office: May 8-10, 2015

This Week Last Week Film Weekend Gross
1 1 Avengers: Age of Ultron $77,203,000
2 New Hot Pursuit $13,300,000
3 3 The Age of Adaline $5,600,000
4 2 Furious 7 $5,272,000
5 4 Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 $5,190,000
6 7 Ex Machina $3,470,000
7 5 Home $3,000,000
8 10 Woman in Gold $1,652,000
9 6 Cinderella $1,574,000
10 8 Unfriended $1,412,000

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