'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, Sep. 29 - Sun, Oct. 1

Wide (1000+)

1Black Rain$6,503,065-33%1,6100$4,039$16,180,1672Paramount
2Sea of Love$6,158,565-21%1,32310$4,655$23,955,9303Universal
3Uncle Buck$2,701,800-16%1,710-74$1,580$37,921,9737Universal
5When Harry Met Sally...$1,961,676-4%1,162-12$1,688$54,882,39012Columbia
6Turner & Hooch$1,314,747-8%1,062-146$1,238$44,734,67610Disney
7Lethal Weapon 2$1,227,039-24%1,131-225$1,085$95,262,98213Warner Bros.
8The Abyss$1,206,035-20%1,19216$1,012$34,534,3238Fox