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 Tue, Apr. 8 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Apr. 8 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Phone Booth$1,165,13614%2,481--$470$17,208,2431Fox
2A Man Apart$800,43010%2,459--$326$12,546,1621New Line
3What a Girl Wants$607,3928%2,964--$205$12,604,5591Warner Bros.
4Bringing Down the House$520,83815%2,9100$179$112,110,5345Disney
5Head of State$476,8199%2,1554$221$26,076,0592DreamWorks
6Basic$461,13523%2,8760$160$20,846,8832Sony / Columbia
7The Core$453,18115%3,0192$150$21,649,7122Paramount
8Chicago$445,74929%2,395-306$186$152,782,28715Miramax
9Dreamcatcher$243,33014%2,360-585$103$30,645,1703Warner Bros.
10Agent Cody Banks$225,36412%2,331-455$97$40,434,5004MGM