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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. 9 - Sun, May. 11

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Iron Man$51,190,224-48%4,1116$12,452$177,826,1392Paramount
2What Happens in Vegas$20,172,856--3,215--$6,275$20,172,8561Fox
3Speed Racer$18,561,376--3,606--$5,147$18,561,3761Warner Bros.
4Made of Honor$8,116,061-45%2,7345$2,969$26,790,3732Sony / Columbia
5Baby Mama$6,225,964-38%2,62779$2,370$40,837,0313Universal
6Forgetting Sarah Marshall$3,839,141-37%2,376-496$1,616$50,782,9774Universal
7Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay$3,106,538-49%2,264-281$1,372$30,668,3433Warner Bros. / New Line
8The Forbidden Kingdom$2,170,031-48%1,724-1236$1,259$48,532,4484Lionsgate
9Nim's Island$1,463,622-45%1,601-877$914$44,390,5316Fox
10Prom Night (2008)$1,013,588-58%1,465-969$692$42,782,7895Sony / Screen Gems