'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.

Daily Domestic Gross Fri, Jan. 29 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jan. 29 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Patch Adams$1,813,840268%2,879-30$630$112,318,8456Universal
2Stepmom$1,048,318190%2,3580$445$81,063,1576Sony / TriStar
3The Prince of Egypt$616,229189%1,925-76$320$88,818,8317DreamWorks
4In Dreams$473,857155%1,615-67$293$9,403,1143DreamWorks
5A Bug's Life$388,019214%1,510-11$257$152,616,87510Disney