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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.

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Cars$60,118,155--3,985--$15,086$60,118,1551Disney
2The Break-Up$20,326,438-48%3,0755$6,610$73,926,6982Universal
3X-Men: The Last Stand$16,078,232-53%3,680-34$4,369$202,243,3653Fox
4The Omen (2006)$16,027,298--2,723--$5,886$36,303,3401Fox
5The Da Vinci Code$10,444,732-44%3,319-438$3,147$189,172,8024Sony / Columbia
6Over the Hedge$10,221,573-50%3,527-466$2,898$130,216,3554Paramount / DreamWorks
7Mission: Impossible III$3,020,560-36%1,908-759$1,583$127,493,2306Paramount
8RV$1,908,868-40%1,622-559$1,177$64,918,3557Sony / Columbia
9Poseidon$1,834,058-47%1,724-996$1,064$54,934,2595Warner Bros.