'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 Wed, Jun. 21 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jun. 21 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Gone in 60 Seconds$1,854,357-8%3,04943$608$57,664,1662Disney
2Big Momma's House$1,364,879-2%2,843-11$480$75,274,0033Fox
3Mission: Impossible II$1,187,901-6%3,633-36$327$180,108,9574Paramount
4Gladiator (2000)$648,946-7%2,266-440$286$160,925,3027DreamWorks
5Road Trip$466,627-9%2,151-435$217$61,599,3115DreamWorks
6Shanghai Noon$439,694-6%2,126-625$207$49,301,8014Disney