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'Mad Max: Fury Road' Edges Out 'Pitch Perfect 2' for First Place on WednesdayMay 21, 2015 06:50 AM

by BoxOffice Staff

Warner Bros. reports that Mad Max: Fury Road grabbed $3.93 million yesterday as it moved back into first place after yielding to Pitch Perfect 2 on Tuesday. The action franchise revival continues to benefit from strong word of mouth and reviews, and has tallied $59.72 million through its first six days -- 6 percent ahead of 300: Rise of an Empire.

In second place, Pitch Perfect 2 added $3.87 million on Wednesday, giving the smash sequel a domestic total of $83.58 million through six days of release. The film is performing 35 percent ahead of the pace of last year's Neighbors.

Avengers: Age of Ultron claimed third yesterday with $2.33 million for a 46 percent week-to-week drop. The Marvel sequel's domestic haul stands at $380.8 million through 20 days of release, 10 percent ahead of Iron Man 3 and 19 percent behind the first Avengers.

In fourth, Hot Pursuit was off 47 percent from last Wednesday to $0.45 million yesterday. The comedy's total stands at $24.98 million.

Filling out the top five, The Age of Adaline eased 35 percent from last week to $0.33 million on Wednesday. Its total is now $38.07 million.

Weekend Actuals (Domestic) Fri, Dec. 30 - Sun, Jan. 1

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Terms of Endearment$9,058,537111%1,0270$8,820$27,669,9667Paramount
2Sudden Impact$7,746,70330%1,6020$4,836$30,536,9834Warner Bros.
3Two of a Kind$4,281,05562%1,260-18$3,398$10,274,1593Fox
4Uncommon Valor$4,159,41059%1,0693$3,891$9,913,2003Paramount
5The Rescuers (1983 re-issue)$3,868,73355%1,0400$3,720$8,484,2243Disney
6Christine$2,736,78248%1,080-21$2,534$10,056,1124Columbia