'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, Oct. 2 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Oct. 2 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2Tim Burton's Corpse Bride$2,785,674-37%3,2040$869$33,186,9012Warner Bros.
4A History of Violence$2,059,547-40%1,3401326$1,537$8,624,0342New Line
5Into the Blue$1,773,826-38%2,789--$636$7,057,8611Sony / Columbia
6Just Like Heaven$1,411,565-49%3,54334$398$38,422,9403DreamWorks
7The Exorcism of Emily Rose$1,050,309-47%3,004-41$350$68,501,6964Sony / Screen Gems
8The Greatest Game Ever Played$972,924-39%1,014--$959$3,657,7361Disney
9Roll Bounce$970,236-52%1,66136$584$12,676,6292Fox Searchlight
10The 40-Year-Old Virgin$731,493-50%2,152-429$340$101,407,6697Universal