'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, Feb. 18 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Feb. 18 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
150 First Dates$1,957,295-15%3,591--$545$49,374,0821Sony / Columbia
3Barbershop 2: Back in Business$624,701-10%2,7110$230$46,290,4242MGM
4The Butterfly Effect$330,006-18%2,288-231$144$49,920,7574New Line
5Catch That Kid$315,575-8%2,8481$111$13,037,1192Fox
7The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$297,930-4%1,663-215$179$357,979,8769New Line
8Mystic River$278,958-4%1,3700$204$75,854,93418Warner Bros.
9Along Came Polly$267,138-5%2,543-415$105$82,563,5835Universal
10You Got Served$244,381-7%1,832-111$133$33,511,0123Sony / Screen Gems