'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, Feb. 2 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Feb. 2 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Recruit$4,108,372-40%2,376--$1,729$16,301,7311Disney
2Final Destination 2$3,670,762-45%2,834--$1,295$16,021,8221New Line
3Kangaroo Jack$2,871,081-33%2,8480$1,008$45,889,8013Warner Bros.
4Biker Boyz$2,448,025-41%1,766--$1,386$10,105,3381DreamWorks
5The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$1,528,653-35%2,175-491$703$316,027,4997New Line
6Darkness Falls$1,480,478-53%2,86528$517$21,802,7502Sony / Columbia
7Catch Me If You Can (2002)$1,244,389-49%2,316-460$537$152,164,9226DreamWorks
8About Schmidt$1,200,589-43%1,2360$971$42,505,2508New Line
9National Security$1,118,449-44%2,494-235$448$32,351,2343Sony / Columbia
10Just Married$1,078,759-51%2,408-297$448$49,731,0504Fox