'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 Thu, Jun. 22 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jun. 22 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Gone in 60 Seconds$1,748,236-6%3,04943$573$59,412,4022Disney
2Big Momma's House$1,401,7823%2,843-11$493$76,675,7853Fox
3Mission: Impossible II$1,194,1141%3,633-36$329$181,303,0714Paramount
4Gladiator (2000)$656,9461%2,266-440$290$161,582,2487DreamWorks
5Road Trip$454,246-3%2,151-435$211$62,053,5575DreamWorks
6Shanghai Noon$429,205-2%2,126-625$202$49,731,0064Disney