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, Oct. 12 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Oct. 12 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shark Tale$1,398,270-73%4,07054$344$94,023,0332DreamWorks
2Friday Night Lights$1,092,676-48%2,667--$410$23,467,6831Universal
3Ladder 49$911,688-43%3,2611$280$43,545,7232Disney
4Taxi (2004)$706,854-48%3,001--$236$14,716,3811Fox
5The Forgotten$508,073-46%2,981-163$170$50,167,5693Sony / Columbia
6Raise Your Voice$185,515-68%2,521--$74$4,792,3211New Line
7Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$154,023-49%1,743-978$88$34,390,3634Paramount
8Resident Evil: Apocalypse$97,167-43%1,217-769$80$49,277,4175Sony / Screen Gems
9Mr. 3000$61,113-60%1,386-853$44$20,874,5154Disney
10First Daughter$46,098-52%1,023-1257$45$8,434,3373Fox