With an accumulation of $201.2 million across 44 countries, Age of Ultron played fair as fated. Avengers scraped up $201.2 million after opening in the countries including France, Italy, Germany, most of Asia including India, the United Kingdom, Russia, Korea and Australia.
Overwhelmingly, Avengers emerged as the third highest grossing film and possibly would outplay its antecedent’s $1.5 billion at the global box office.
India saw two and half times more than that of earned with Avengers. Rs 35.74 crore in the weekend’s box office is clearly suggestive of the turned on Indian public. Money minded Indians simply got what they paid for.
Where the predecessor pulled off unnecessary destruction, the present one depicted sensible battle with our mightiest heroes mindful of the unwanted human deaths at the expense of war.
It’s a very fine line, and that may be a place we crossed it – we were all worried about that,” Whedon said. “At the same time we felt it would be disingenuous to say these guys trashed a city and there’s no consequences.”
Writer-director Joss Whedon said he wanted to “perform a little open heart surgery” on the Avengers, and “let the audience experience them on a more personal level than they ever have before.”
Robert Downey Jr., Marvel’s Iron Man, said given the present day “world stage,” now is the time for the Avengers to get real. “This is where you have to actually start dealing with the ramifications of saving the world,” he said.
Olsen said Age of Ultron allows audiences to see the “most human versions” of the seemingly invincible Avengers. “It’s darker, more emotional and more based on the characters as people, as opposed to super heroes,” she said.
The miraculous super heroes had always succeeded in hitting the box office and so is the fever on for ‘Ultron’ as well. Man Of Steel raked in more than $660 million worldwide while the Batman series earned greater than $2 billion between 2005 and 2012.
If Avengers was ‘Dhamaal’, then ‘Avengers BO: Age Of Ultron’ is indeed ‘Double Dhamaal’.