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, Jun. 8 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jun. 8 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban$7,247,145-14%3,855--$1,880$109,363,5661Warner Bros.
2Shrek 2$3,756,6446%4,131-92$909$321,824,3123DreamWorks
3The Day After Tomorrow$2,502,982-4%3,44419$727$133,583,1762Fox
4Raising Helen$884,02416%2,7214$325$25,711,3942Disney
5Troy$738,4919%2,750-661$269$120,709,2964Warner Bros.
6Mean Girls$394,89310%1,817-801$217$78,914,7696Paramount
7Van Helsing$287,1214%2,059-832$139$115,164,0255Universal
8Soul Plane$260,031-10%1,5660$166$11,536,4132MGM