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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, Aug. 21 - Sun, Aug. 23

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Unforgiven$7,740,395-32%2,0870$3,709$46,131,5813Warner Bros.
2Single White Female$6,415,422-37%1,7440$3,679$16,627,8232Columbia
3Rapid Fire$4,815,850--1,828--$2,634$4,815,8501Fox
4Death Becomes Her$3,806,650-36%1,866112$2,040$29,634,4704Universal
5Christopher Columbus: The Discovery$3,101,563--1,506--$2,059$3,101,5631Warner Bros.
6A League of Their Own$2,710,066-29%1,715-173$1,580$63,401,1278Sony / Columbia
73 Ninjas$2,568,339-45%1,910-44$1,345$13,087,5023Disney
8Raising Cain$1,855,895-46%1,515-183$1,225$11,472,7153Universal
9Sister Act$1,704,225-30%1,172-190$1,454$80,863,53613Disney
10Stay Tuned$1,676,375-53%1,600-5$1,048$5,208,9152Warner Bros.