'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. 7 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jan. 7 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Talented Mr. Ripley$2,809,647150%2,3167$1,213$47,675,2853Paramount
2The Green Mile$2,728,480147%2,678-197$1,019$84,717,6655Warner Bros.
3Any Given Sunday$2,682,711163%2,5050$1,071$53,146,9713Warner Bros.
4Stuart Little$2,451,558187%2,97979$823$87,727,9144Sony / Columbia
5Galaxy Quest$2,140,677234%2,4508$874$32,572,4613DreamWorks
6Magnolia$1,716,574--1,034--$1,660$2,197,0324New Line
7Toy Story 2$1,640,221151%2,752-350$596$214,196,0457Disney
8Snow Falling on Cedars$1,207,82914449%1,1501147$1,050$1,375,8393Universal
9Anna and the King$1,042,84889%2,004-125$520$28,434,5214Fox
10Man on the Moon$1,042,178128%2,065-14$505$27,910,6603Universal