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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. 6 - Sun, Dec. 8

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Die Another Day$12,843,398-59%3,34723$3,837$120,209,4533MGM
2Analyze That$11,034,072--2,635--$4,188$11,034,0721Warner Bros.
3Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$10,087,210-69%3,387-295$2,978$213,973,4554Warner Bros.
4Treasure Planet$5,547,189-54%3,2270$1,719$23,650,9922Disney
5The Santa Clause 2$5,327,574-56%2,356-170$2,261$120,142,1946Disney
6Eight Crazy Nights$4,854,444-49%2,5030$1,939$20,043,2432Sony / Columbia
7Friday After Next$2,800,165-62%1,450-171$1,931$29,217,7583New Line
88 Mile$2,549,251-56%2,015-483$1,265$111,182,3105Universal
9The Ring$2,519,936-52%1,642-270$1,535$123,319,5348DreamWorks
10Solaris$2,354,549-65%2,4060$979$13,222,6922Fox