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 Wed, Dec. 21 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Dec. 21 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe$4,940,7121%3,68064$1,343$127,680,3642Disney
2King Kong (2005)$4,870,555-7%3,5681$1,365$81,934,5011Universal
3Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)$3,761,503--3,056--$1,231$3,761,5030Sony / Columbia
4Cheaper by the Dozen 2$2,549,846--3,100--$823$2,549,8460Fox
5The Family Stone$1,534,324-11%2,469--$621$17,504,7651Fox
6Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$1,007,0720%2,750-575$366$255,497,2365Warner Bros.
7Syriana$745,981-7%1,77523$420$24,771,5722Warner Bros.
8Walk the Line$435,338-23%1,853-896$235$84,134,5675Fox
9Yours, Mine and Ours (2005)$331,196-44%2,723-487$122$46,662,7834Paramount
10Pride & Prejudice (2005)$316,1119%1,141-194$277$30,037,6326Focus