'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 Sat, Apr. 3 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Apr. 3 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hellboy$8,708,1921%3,028--$2,876$17,330,5081Sony / Columbia
2Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed$6,724,34288%3,3120$2,030$45,264,1512Warner Bros.
3Walking Tall$6,183,11516%2,836--$2,180$11,518,0221MGM
4Home on the Range$5,806,10546%3,047--$1,906$9,770,2321Disney
5The Passion of the Christ$4,096,27464%3,408194$1,202$326,855,2436Newmarket
6The Prince and Me$3,924,35417%2,682--$1,463$7,272,1741Paramount
7The Ladykillers$3,117,17143%1,5874$1,964$21,699,0032Disney
8Jersey Girl$2,178,18225%1,821301$1,196$14,626,1532Miramax
9Dawn of the Dead (2004)$1,944,01235%2,357-391$825$50,554,2133Universal
10Taking Lives$1,452,69032%2,010-695$723$26,530,9173Warner Bros.