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, Feb. 4 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Feb. 4 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Black Hawk Down$882,203-47%3,14342$281$75,947,1083Sony / Columbia
2The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)$605,624-62%2,211204$274$23,976,0762Disney
3A Beautiful Mind$528,132-64%2,25013$235$105,033,0295Universal
4The Mothman Prophecies$474,482-62%2,3310$204$21,701,9662Sony / Screen Gems
5I Am Sam$417,272-67%1,30335$320$17,465,4906New Line
6Snow Dogs$378,590-86%2,4400$155$51,504,7533Disney
7The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$360,060-71%2,309-394$156$266,633,9267New Line
8A Walk to Remember$332,641-79%2,4209$137$23,658,4952Warner Bros.
9Slackers$241,486-45%1,893--$128$3,027,1781Sony / Columbia
10Birthday Girl$192,886-57%1,000--$193$2,565,8771Miramax