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 Mon, Apr. 14 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Apr. 14 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Anger Management$2,929,015-68%3,551--$825$45,149,5791Sony / Columbia
2Phone Booth$590,772-69%2,4898$237$27,307,4942Fox
3What a Girl Wants$546,809-66%2,9640$184$20,537,6502Warner Bros.
4A Man Apart$410,336-69%2,49536$164$18,690,5202New Line
5Bringing Down the House$380,272-64%2,830-80$134$117,997,6896Disney
6Head of State$319,062-67%2,256101$141$31,254,2603DreamWorks
7The Core$289,660-69%3,0190$96$26,046,3053Paramount
8Chicago$286,236-61%2,114-281$135$157,160,62216Miramax
9Agent Cody Banks$220,095-56%2,007-324$110$42,769,1415MGM
10Basic$184,720-66%2,246-630$82$23,925,5343Sony / Columbia