Grosses

'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 Mon, Jun. 14 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jun. 14 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me$7,609,309-54%3,312--$2,297$65,053,5981New Line
2Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace$3,025,521-64%3,0240$1,001$299,990,2424Fox
3Notting Hill$1,181,670-61%2,78028$425$68,695,7793Universal
4The Mummy (1999)$604,453-62%3,098-313$195$136,817,9656Universal
5The Matrix$243,547-61%1,907-138$128$161,811,14611Warner Bros.
6The Thirteenth Floor$153,570-61%1,8150$85$9,799,4163Sony / Columbia