'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 Fri, Feb. 4 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Feb. 4 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Boogeyman$8,059,525--3,052--$2,641$8,059,5251Sony / Screen Gems
2The Wedding Date$4,226,912--1,694--$2,495$4,226,9121Universal
3Hide and Seek$3,119,328191%3,0050$1,038$29,928,9172Fox
4Are We There Yet?$2,679,967400%2,79080$961$43,338,3793Sony / Columbia
5Million Dollar Baby$2,626,047158%2,02515$1,297$28,552,1438Warner Bros.
6The Aviator (2004)$1,633,104185%2,53027$645$72,122,1277Miramax
7Meet the Fockers$1,502,954195%2,504-502$600$261,860,4767Universal
8Sideways$1,451,575196%1,78692$813$43,461,94616Fox Searchlight
9Coach Carter$1,386,001271%2,5740$538$56,492,0484Paramount
10In Good Company$1,136,520213%1,943-17$585$38,562,4826Universal