'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, Mar. 7 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Mar. 7 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bringing Down the House$9,839,483--2,801--$3,513$9,839,4831Disney
2Tears of the Sun$5,805,332--2,973--$1,953$5,805,3321Sony / Columbia
3Old School$2,897,550175%2,707-35$1,070$44,477,5223DreamWorks
4How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days$2,141,827219%2,897-26$739$82,338,7005Paramount
5Cradle 2 the Grave$1,913,108151%2,6250$729$22,259,6642Warner Bros.
8The Jungle Book 2$857,270163%2,553-261$336$36,122,4814Disney
9Shanghai Knights$754,556165%1,905-610$396$52,813,4165Disney
10The Life of David Gale$598,04687%1,872-131$319$15,584,7363Universal