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, Dec. 31 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Dec. 31 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$8,008,154-34%3,3590$2,384$163,866,8752New Line
2Ocean's Eleven$4,413,392-15%3,0750$1,435$132,146,5294Warner Bros.
3Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius$3,496,697-20%3,15112$1,110$45,701,1942Paramount
4Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$2,882,770-18%3,186-125$905$288,662,3197Warner Bros.
5Vanilla Sky$2,062,170-43%2,7440$752$68,535,8023Paramount
6Ali$1,957,499-53%2,446--$800$36,694,4391Sony / Columbia
7Monsters, Inc.$1,617,931-12%1,701-396$951$237,465,2619Disney
8Joe Somebody$1,440,6670%2,5159$573$14,577,7282Fox
9Behind Enemy Lines (2001)$729,440-20%1,332-476$548$50,217,5585Fox
10Not Another Teen Movie$501,198-64%2,3650$212$30,863,3323Sony / Columbia