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 Wed, Aug. 4 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Aug. 4 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Village$4,009,162-16%3,730--$1,075$65,509,3221Disney
2The Bourne Supremacy$2,686,130-7%3,18015$845$107,555,7402Universal
3The Manchurian Candidate (2004)$1,833,841-4%2,867--$640$25,872,9831Paramount
4I, Robot$1,306,437-5%3,204-290$408$119,121,8373Fox
5Spider-Man 2$1,104,652-7%3,001-752$368$347,972,1665Sony / Columbia
6A Cinderella Story$918,235-4%2,350-275$391$43,100,6363Warner Bros.
7Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle$851,874-10%2,135--$399$8,306,7191New Line
8Catwoman$821,563-5%3,1170$264$32,352,8102Warner Bros.
9The Notebook (2004)$533,773-2%1,506-497$354$69,850,2456New Line
10Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy$521,8440%2,032-904$257$79,746,7064DreamWorks