'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 Sun, Jun. 30 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jun. 30 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Mr. Deeds$10,072,409-21%3,231--$3,117$37,162,8351Sony / Columbia
2Minority Report$6,611,394-22%3,0010$2,203$73,425,3762Fox
3Lilo & Stitch$6,509,151-20%3,22231$2,020$77,084,3332Disney
4Scooby-Doo$3,684,138-24%3,4470$1,069$123,948,4093Warner Bros.
5The Bourne Identity$3,408,657-24%2,66320$1,280$72,900,8493Universal
6Hey Arnold! The Movie$1,508,863-24%2,527--$597$5,707,2021Paramount
7The Sum of All Fears$1,346,276-34%2,486-551$542$105,370,9545Paramount
8Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones$1,226,526-16%1,801-306$681$286,252,7337Fox
9Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood$1,208,1472%2,167-143$558$55,030,5954Warner Bros.