'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, Apr. 30 - Sun, May. 2

Wide (1000+)

1Indecent Proposal$7,089,915-29%1,9220$3,689$50,212,9104Paramount
3Indian Summer$3,139,749-7%1,401354$2,241$6,508,4602Disney
4Benny and Joon$3,078,691-19%1,3144$2,343$10,168,3313MGM
5The Sandlot$2,523,144-36%1,758-6$1,435$16,292,7884Fox
6The Dark Half$1,926,878-41%1,561-2$1,234$5,177,7612Orion
7Cop and a Half$1,682,015-25%1,682-109$1,000$17,792,6655Universal
8The Adventures of Huck Finn$1,010,691-41%1,353-283$747$14,905,5775Disney