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 Tue, Feb. 14 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Feb. 14 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Final Destination 3$2,946,276110%2,880--$1,023$23,526,2001New Line
2The Pink Panther (2006)$2,056,10241%3,477--$591$23,733,9571Sony / Columbia
3Firewall$1,822,66176%2,840--$642$16,494,8761Warner Bros.
4Curious George$1,090,3179%2,566--$425$16,796,1181Universal
5When a Stranger Calls (2006)$1,038,946116%3,0045$346$35,477,3942Sony / Screen Gems
6Big Momma's House 2$882,860103%2,733-528$323$56,225,7193Fox
7Brokeback Mountain$577,17546%1,966-123$294$67,464,61110Focus
8Underworld: Evolution$483,20282%1,835-1035$263$58,104,0064Sony / Screen Gems
9Something New$462,935159%1,2650$366$8,859,6202Focus
10Walk the Line$377,387115%1,248-329$302$114,186,06613Fox