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 Tue, Mar. 2 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Mar. 2 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Passion of the Christ$9,283,927-8%3,043--$3,051$144,601,2151Newmarket
250 First Dates$824,74517%3,450-162$239$90,217,4583Sony / Columbia
3Twisted$641,08111%2,703--$237$10,124,1751Paramount
4Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights$392,81119%2,042--$192$6,534,9981Lions Gate
5Eurotrip$374,37515%2,54432$147$13,458,0172DreamWorks
6The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$281,6811%1,112-295$253$364,680,09511New Line
7Mystic River$267,66313%1,125-227$238$82,756,65920Warner Bros.
8Welcome to Mooseport$230,88717%2,8680$81$11,967,1462Fox
9Miracle$229,210-3%2,222-491$103$56,796,0944Disney
10Broken Lizard's Club Dread$228,219-4%1,807--$126$3,502,2791Fox Searchlight