'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. 27 - Sun, Apr. 29

Wide (1000+)

1Driven$12,174,504--2,905--$4,191$12,174,5041Warner Bros.
2Bridget Jones's Diary$7,528,349-26%2,532311$2,973$15,221,8013Miramax
3Spy Kids$5,784,764-43%3,105-86$1,863$49,616,0515Miramax / Dimension
4Along Came a Spider$5,603,083-36%2,57330$2,178$17,698,6614Paramount
5Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles$4,659,727-40%2,1241$2,194$6,194,3912Paramount
6Blow$3,354,646-43%1,713-390$1,958$14,453,7614New Line
7Town & Country$3,029,858--2,222--$1,364$3,029,8581New Line
8The Forsaken$3,020,159--1,514--$1,995$3,020,1591Sony / Screen Gems
9Joe Dirt$2,708,925-49%2,484-154$1,091$9,408,0513Sony / Columbia
10Freddy Got Fingered$2,522,946-64%2,269-2$1,112$4,213,3922Fox