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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, Dec. 8 - Sun, Dec. 10

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Toy Story$13,879,973-31%2,47615$5,606$83,050,3873Disney
2Father of the Bride Part II$11,134,978--1,949--$5,713$11,134,9781Disney
3GoldenEye$5,422,513-39%2,6670$2,033$58,576,8454MGM/UA
4Casino$3,800,230-38%1,63114$2,330$19,867,0554Universal
5Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls$3,505,322-39%2,702-3$1,297$80,031,2295Warner Bros.
6Money Train$3,405,222-43%2,450-72$1,390$20,031,1954Sony / Columbia
7The American President$3,016,844-43%1,5080$2,001$28,052,7974Sony / Columbia
8Get Shorty$1,057,213-39%1,147-219$922$50,708,3398MGM
9It Takes Two$925,913-54%1,545-36$599$13,678,0804Warner Bros.
10Nick of Time$907,355-44%1,709-140$531$5,307,0924Paramount