'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, Sep. 15 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Sep. 15 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2My Big Fat Greek Wedding$2,825,492-42%1,76469$1,602$97,007,77822IFC Films
3One Hour Photo$2,119,368-39%1,2121039$1,749$14,568,8844Fox Searchlight
5Stealing Harvard$1,444,993-42%2,366--$611$6,041,4431Sony / Columbia
7City by the Sea$1,303,669-39%2,5750$506$16,656,6672Warner Bros.
8Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams$1,080,893-10%2,493-328$434$77,357,0986Miramax / Dimension
9XXX$937,934-36%2,771-317$338$135,396,2566Sony / Columbia
10Austin Powers in Goldmember$510,575-40%1,811-291$282$209,184,9458New Line