'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. 16 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Feb. 16 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days$4,678,368-36%2,9230$1,601$47,418,8152Paramount
3The Jungle Book 2$3,643,966-22%2,808--$1,298$11,442,2581Disney
5Shanghai Knights$3,149,528-28%2,7552$1,143$34,184,8142Disney
6The Recruit$1,807,277-32%2,336-40$774$38,562,8213Disney
7Final Destination 2$1,465,164-33%2,238-596$655$35,582,3393New Line
8Kangaroo Jack$1,376,909-20%2,535-313$543$57,877,1665Warner Bros.
9The Hours$1,045,297-28%1,003454$1,042$26,038,8888Paramount
10The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$959,271-27%1,422-258$675$324,924,8429New Line