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 Fri, Jan. 31 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jan. 31 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Final Destination 2$5,700,164--2,834--$2,011$5,700,1641New Line
2The Recruit$5,328,568--2,376--$2,243$5,328,5681Disney
3Biker Boyz$3,511,236--1,766--$1,988$3,511,2361DreamWorks
4Darkness Falls$2,401,124252%2,86528$838$17,185,7952Sony / Columbia
5Kangaroo Jack$1,875,608333%2,8480$659$38,716,0013Warner Bros.
6Just Married$1,508,373284%2,408-297$626$46,428,1714Fox
7Catch Me If You Can (2002)$1,413,896157%2,316-460$610$148,502,7636DreamWorks
8Confessions of a Dangerous Mind$1,320,458210%1,7767$744$9,233,9465Miramax
9The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$1,219,246130%2,175-491$561$312,158,8467New Line
10About Schmidt$1,215,207148%1,2360$983$39,203,8208New Line