'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, Jun. 3 - Sun, Jun. 5

Wide (1000+)

1The Flintstones$18,217,013-39%2,51113$7,255$62,456,4942Universal
2Maverick$10,025,483-34%2,5370$3,952$30,797,4273Warner Bros.
3Beverly Hills Cop III$6,575,500-47%2,7480$2,393$25,380,9172Paramount
4Renaissance Man$5,557,590--1,764--$3,151$5,557,5901Disney
5The Cowboy Way$5,048,640--1,753--$2,880$5,048,6401Universal
6The Crow$4,016,247-39%1,806-308$2,224$30,285,9704Miramax / Dimension
7When a Man Loves a Woman$3,705,694-47%1,51110$2,452$27,277,6314Disney