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"Avengers" still conquers box office charts

Writer: Florey DM


The mutant twins in "Avengers: Age of Ultron", currently the No. 1 movie in the U.S., M'sia and S'pore.

12 May – "Avengers: Age of Ultron" comes out on top once again at the U.S., Malaysia and Singapore box office charts for 7 to 10 May.

The Marvel Cinematic Universe movie has to date made USD875.8 million worldwide, according to Box Office Mojo stats. It surpassed the USD500 million mark recently even before it opened in the Japanese and Chinese markets.

Last weekend, "Avengers: Age of Ultron" collected USD77.7 million in the U.S., securing its hold on the top spot. Trailing behind in its avenging dust is newly released Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara-starrer "Hot Pursuit"; the comedy placed second but only made USD13.9 million. Eternally youthful "The Age of Adaline" maintains its everlasting grip on the third place with USD5.8 million.


"Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2" heads straight to the top three.

In Malaysia, "Avengers: Age of Ultron" spends another week at number one. "Helios", which stars the likes of Jacky Cheung, Nick Cheung, Shawn Yue, Janice Man and Choi Siwon, stays put at number two. Kevin James' "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2" makes a debut at number three.

As for Singapore, the weekend box office chart mirrors its neighbouring country, with "Avengers: Age of Ultron" conquering the first place yet again while "Helios" makes no move from the second place. "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2" also lands in the third place on its opening weekend.

Other new movies released in Malaysia last weekend are "Ghost Coins", "Pitch Perfect 2", "Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F", "Jalan Puncak Alam", "It Follows", "Infini", "She's Funny That Way", "Piku", "India Pakistan", "Kid" and "Banting".

Over in Singapore, other new releases for last weekend are "India Pakistan", "Piku", "The Gigolo", "The Water Diviner", "Playing it Cool", "Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F", "Hot Pursuit" and "Big Game".

Box office takings for the weekend just gone 
(07
May - 10 May 2015)

Malaysia
1) The Avengers: Age Of Ultron     
2) Helios     
3) Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2     
4) Pilot Cafe     
5) Ghost Coins     
6) Pitch Perfect 2     
7) Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F     
8) Jalan Puncak Alam     
9) Unfriended     
10) Uthama Villain
Singapore
1) The Avengers: Age Of Ultron     
2) Helios     
3) Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2     
4) Hot Pursuit     
5) Unfriended     
6) The Age Of Adaline     
7) Big Game     
8) The Water Diviner     
9) Fast And Furious 7     
10) The Cobbler

Cinema Online, 12 May 2015


Related Movies:
The Avengers: Age Of Ultron (23 Apr 2015)
Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 (07 May 2015)
Helios (Mandarin) (30 Apr 2015)
The Age Of Adaline (30 Apr 2015)

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