Box Office: Furious 7 Stays on Top, Avengers Storms Overseas

Dom (VIN DIESEL) returns with a vengeance in "Furious 7". Continuing the global exploits in the unstoppable franchise built on speed, James Wan directs this chapter of the hugely successful series.  (Photo: Scott Garfield/ Universal Studios)

Box Office: Furious 7 Stays on Top, Avengers Storms Overseas

Vin Diesel franchise crosses $1 billion in ticket sales.

Published April 27, 2015

Furious 7 continues to ride strong, easily winning the box office for the fourth weekend in a row with a $18.3 million gross.

The film, starring Vin Diesel, the late Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster, Ludacris, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Jason Statham and Dwayne Johnson brought its domestic total to $320.5 million and crossed the billion-dollar mark globally, with $1.3 billion in ticket sales.

Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2, starring Kevin James, came in second place with an additional $15.5 million in its second weekend of release.

Third place went to Blake Lively‘s Age of Adaline, which opened to $13.4 million.

Rounding out the top five were the animated film Home and the horror flick Unfriended, which brought in $8.3 million and $6.2 million, respectively.

Overseas, Avengers: Age of Ultron opened to $201.2 million, forecasting big numbers when the film opens in the U.S. next week.

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(Photo: Scott Garfield/ Universal Studios)

Written by Evelyn Diaz


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