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 Fri, Aug. 5 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Aug. 5 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Dukes of Hazzard$12,645,673--3,785--$3,341$12,645,6731Warner Bros.
2Wedding Crashers$4,836,26976%3,10676$1,557$132,443,1264New Line
3Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$3,479,28540%3,702-73$940$161,937,5314Warner Bros.
4Sky High$2,936,41141%2,9127$1,008$25,941,0332Disney
5Must Love Dogs$2,409,67464%2,5050$962$21,274,6282Warner Bros.
6March of the Penguins$1,981,289127%1,8671089$1,061$21,276,7837Warner Independent
7Stealth$1,818,78954%3,4950$520$20,477,8372Sony / Columbia
8Fantastic Four (2005)$1,230,96547%2,339-405$526$140,957,0005Fox
9War of the Worlds$1,037,18061%1,940-384$535$222,091,6166Paramount
10The Island (2005)$926,44912%2,138-1000$433$28,752,7183DreamWorks