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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.

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Malice$9,232,650--1,431--$6,452$9,232,6501Columbia
2The Good Son (1993)$7,780,326-38%1,87730$4,145$20,300,6312Fox
3Cool Runnings$7,046,648--1,387--$5,080$7,046,6481Disney
4The Program$4,314,070-37%1,6618$2,597$11,136,0012Disney
5For Love or Money$4,016,220--1,626--$2,470$4,016,2201Universal
6A Bronx Tale$3,716,456--1,077--$3,451$3,716,4561Savoy
7The Fugitive (1993)$3,449,017-34%2,011-192$1,715$106,119,9459Warner Bros.
8Striking Distance$2,625,348-48%1,9170$1,370$16,343,8513Columbia