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 Tue, Feb. 5 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Feb. 5 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Black Hawk Down$977,49011%3,14342$311$76,924,5983Sony / Columbia
2The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)$675,70912%2,211204$306$24,651,7852Disney
3A Beautiful Mind$674,30328%2,25013$300$105,707,3325Universal
4I Am Sam$547,04731%1,30335$420$18,012,5376New Line
5The Mothman Prophecies$526,74611%2,3310$226$22,228,7122Sony / Screen Gems
6The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$416,91716%2,309-394$181$267,050,8437New Line
7Snow Dogs$392,6074%2,4400$161$51,897,3603Disney
8A Walk to Remember$386,11816%2,4209$160$24,044,6132Warner Bros.
9Slackers$252,0964%1,893--$133$3,279,2741Sony / Columbia
10Birthday Girl$208,8618%1,000--$209$2,774,7381Miramax