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. 28 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jun. 28 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Batman Begins$3,727,216-7%3,8580$966$130,252,8102Warner Bros.
2Bewitched$2,588,899-7%3,174--$816$25,494,6941Sony / Columbia
3Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)$2,262,527-1%3,265-186$693$130,050,7043Fox
4Herbie: Fully Loaded$2,221,9328%3,521--$631$22,026,8971Disney
5Madagascar$1,387,80712%2,948-585$471$162,817,9135DreamWorks
6George A. Romero's Land of the Dead$955,925-20%2,249--$425$12,369,3201Universal
7Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$844,9222%2,371-552$356$360,140,8646Fox
8The Longest Yard (2005)$787,724-2%2,516-796$313$143,537,5965Paramount
9The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3D$658,62711%2,352-303$280$31,797,5053Miramax / Dimension
10The Perfect Man$522,45811%2,0903$250$11,900,7912Universal