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 Sat, Oct. 29 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Oct. 29 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Saw II$11,061,406-9%2,949--$3,751$23,172,8001Lionsgate
2The Legend of Zorro$6,589,90323%3,520--$1,872$11,935,4331Sony / Columbia
3Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story$2,701,87149%2,491484$1,085$15,755,0492DreamWorks
4Prime$2,621,48123%1,827--$1,435$4,749,8831Universal
5Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit$1,931,14366%2,935-537$658$48,492,3334DreamWorks
6The Weather Man$1,796,22029%1,510--$1,190$3,193,7671Paramount
7Doom$1,703,25932%3,042-2$560$21,802,6042Universal
8North Country$1,558,94942%2,5550$610$11,210,0462Warner Bros.
9The Fog (2005)$1,436,45038%2,587-385$555$24,681,8493Sony / Columbia
10Flightplan$1,252,73247%1,766-747$709$80,653,5456Disney