'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 Sat, Nov. 27 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Nov. 27 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Toy Story 2$21,350,456-6%3,2363235$6,598$67,049,8251Disney
2Sleepy Hollow$7,359,147-3%3,0673$2,399$57,117,7372Paramount
3Pokemon: The First Movie$2,629,896-8%3,0430$864$76,168,4943Warner Bros.
4Anywhere But Here$1,140,137-3%1,6865$676$14,093,1923Fox
5The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc$502,40512%1,972-175$255$13,384,6573Sony / Columbia
6House on Haunted Hill (1999)$267,1421%1,041-766$257$38,450,5035Warner Bros.