Box Office: 'Avengers' Explodes Abroad, While 'Furious 7' Hangs on to Top Spot in North America

April 26, 2015 3:12 PM

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Avengers: Age of Ultron, the latest installment from Disney's Marvel unit, exploded in its international opening, taking in $201.2 as it debuted at the international box office. It was the number one movie in all the territories in which it opened, representing 55 percent of the entire international market, exceeding the first installment in the series by 44 percent in today's exchange rate, according to Disney's calculations.

Fending off a challenge from the new romantic fantasy The Age of Adeline, Universal’s Furious 7 held on to the top spot at the North American box office for the fourth weekend in a row as it took in an estimated $18.3 million, bringing its domestic tally to $320.5 million.

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