'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 Sun, Jul. 31 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jul. 31 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Wedding Crashers$6,462,009-16%3,030105$2,133$115,627,4743New Line
2Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$5,043,599-20%3,775-15$1,336$148,094,5853Warner Bros.
3Sky High$4,207,979-23%2,905--$1,449$14,633,3091Disney
4Stealth$3,684,934-23%3,495--$1,054$13,251,1201Sony / Columbia
5Must Love Dogs$3,375,833-32%2,505--$1,348$12,856,0181Warner Bros.
6Fantastic Four (2005)$2,101,969-25%2,744-705$766$136,258,6474Fox
7The Island (2005)$1,948,076-13%3,13816$621$24,318,8292DreamWorks
8Bad News Bears$1,695,308-20%3,1830$533$22,667,2712Paramount
9War of the Worlds$1,650,080-27%2,324-941$710$218,366,1865Paramount
10Hustle and Flow$1,203,767-27%1,0152$1,186$14,591,7702Paramount Classics