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 Fri, Aug. 8 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Aug. 8 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1S.W.A.T.$13,584,089--3,202--$4,242$13,584,0891Sony / Columbia
2Freaky Friday (2003)$8,010,64664%2,954--$2,712$18,907,9271Disney
3American Wedding$4,921,85652%3,1753$1,550$54,674,4502Universal
4Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$3,793,25664%3,170-220$1,197$223,521,9315Disney
5Seabiscuit$3,362,80076%2,4287$1,385$60,914,5023Universal
6Spy Kids 3D: Game Over$2,822,41456%3,38824$833$80,136,3333Miramax / Dimension
7Bad Boys II$1,762,92938%2,449-573$720$118,815,8554Sony / Columbia
8Lara Croft, Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life$1,548,04720%3,036-186$510$50,047,4663Paramount
9Finding Nemo$698,22642%1,502-275$465$323,101,96111Disney
10Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines$453,65036%1,275-635$356$144,822,2956Warner Bros.