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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, May. 11 - Sun, May. 13

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Mummy Returns$33,741,691-50%3,4109$9,895$118,034,2702Universal
2A Knight's Tale$16,511,391--2,980--$5,541$16,511,3911Sony / Columbia
3Bridget Jones's Diary$4,458,144-22%2,506-41$1,779$16,691,9605Miramax
4Along Came a Spider$3,073,656-18%2,480-93$1,239$17,810,2706Paramount
5Driven$3,047,384-49%2,804-101$1,087$7,988,9213Warner Bros.
6Spy Kids$2,664,462-30%2,599-216$1,025$48,069,4357Miramax / Dimension
7Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles$2,157,568-31%2,16625$996$5,225,2304Paramount
8Blow$1,858,462-24%1,502-56$1,237$15,360,9396New Line
9Joe Dirt$752,845-49%1,314-469$573$9,459,9015Sony / Columbia
10Chocolat (2000)$750,548303%1,4871248$505$50,327,84122Miramax