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 Wed, Apr. 16 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Apr. 16 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Anger Management$2,607,535-12%3,551--$734$50,713,1301Sony / Columbia
2Bulletproof Monk$1,443,101--2,955--$488$1,443,1010MGM
3Phone Booth$598,579-8%2,4898$240$28,558,3342Fox
4What a Girl Wants$577,4924%2,9640$195$21,668,6232Warner Bros.
5Bringing Down the House$398,297-2%2,830-80$141$118,802,3806Disney
6A Man Apart$363,503-15%2,49536$146$19,479,2762New Line
7Chicago$325,3321%2,114-281$154$157,807,11216Miramax
8Head of State$311,519-7%2,256101$138$31,902,1993DreamWorks
9The Core$259,807-15%3,0190$86$26,610,7613Paramount
10Agent Cody Banks$234,1289%2,007-324$117$43,218,9495MGM