'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, May. 18 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, May. 18 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Matrix Reloaded$26,054,130-24%3,603--$7,231$134,283,4441Warner Bros.
2Daddy Day Care$5,402,753-36%3,40838$1,585$51,056,4082Sony / Columbia
3X2: X-Men United$4,811,770-36%3,490-259$1,379$174,171,0133Fox
4Down with Love$1,659,355-44%2,1232122$782$7,065,1862Fox
5The Lizzie McGuire Movie$1,313,400-39%2,658-167$494$32,313,1113Disney
6Identity$996,972-36%2,196-422$454$45,069,1794Sony / Columbia
7Anger Management$878,212-45%2,476-343$355$128,277,6896Sony / Columbia