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 Wed, Sep. 18 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Sep. 18 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Barbershop$1,015,138-16%1,605--$632$24,557,0951MGM
2My Big Fat Greek Wedding$920,485-14%1,76469$522$99,974,55422IFC Films
3One Hour Photo$589,695-18%1,2121041$487$16,576,9694Fox Searchlight
4City by the Sea$381,972-11%2,5750$148$17,880,4912Warner Bros.
5Signs$331,981-10%3,051-181$109$214,111,0867Disney
6SwimFan$276,135-19%2,8604$97$20,686,5212Fox
7Stealing Harvard$265,223-22%2,366--$112$7,049,4861Sony / Columbia
8XXX$204,319-13%2,771-317$74$136,094,7606Sony / Columbia
9Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams$150,585-15%2,493-328$60$78,036,1776Miramax / Dimension
10Austin Powers in Goldmember$117,417-9%1,811-291$65$209,590,1758New Line