'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, Aug. 14 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Aug. 14 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Alien Vs. Predator$12,614,496-23%3,395--$3,716$29,056,6251Fox
2The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement$8,493,1746%3,472--$2,446$30,710,4261Disney
4The Bourne Supremacy$3,556,02439%2,976-328$1,195$137,210,4424Universal
5Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie$3,019,861-30%2,411--$1,253$7,348,6511Warner Bros.
6The Village$2,927,03428%3,142-591$932$97,915,1793Disney
7The Manchurian Candidate (2004)$2,570,07652%2,612-255$984$46,244,0403Paramount
8I, Robot$1,628,19443%2,178-628$748$132,871,1875Fox
9Little Black Book$1,417,66411%2,4450$580$13,555,8462Sony / Columbia
10Spider-Man 2$1,408,14335%1,907-657$738$359,909,1687Sony / Columbia