Grosses

'Mad Max: Fury Road' Continues to Lead on Thursday with $2.21M; 'Pitch Perfect 2' Places in Second with $2.03M; 'Tomorrowland' Takes Third with $1.83MMay 29, 2015 12:57 PM

by Daniel Garris

Warner's Mad Max: Fury Road took in $2.21 million on Thursday to remain in first place at the daily box office. The critically acclaimed action film starring Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron was down 5 percent from Wednesday and down a solid 40.5 percent from last Thursday. Mad Max: Fury Road placed in third for the week with $38.86 million. That represented a 39 percent decline from the film's opening weekend performance and brings the film's two-week total to $102.29 million. Mad Max: Fury Road will obviously fall out of first place today with the debut of fellow Warner Bros. release San Andreas.

Pitch Perfect 2 held steady in second place with $2.03 million. Universal's successful musical comedy sequel starring Anna Kendrick was down a slim 2 percent from Wednesday and down percent 48 from last Thursday. Pitch Perfect 2 placed in second for the week with $45.12 million. The film was down a significant, but reasonable, 48 percent from its opening week performance and has grossed a stronger than expected $132.699 million through two weeks of release.

Disney's Tomorrowland continued to claim third place with $1.83 million. The Brad Bird directed sci-fi film starring George Clooney and Britt Robertson was down a concerning 7 percent from Wednesday. Tomorrowland led the weekly box office with a seven-day start of $49.39 million. While that was on the lower end of expectations, it also represented an underwhelming start with the film's large price tag in mind. Tomorrowland is running 4 percent behind the $51.35 million seven-day start of 2011's Super 8.

Avengers: Age of Ultron remained in fourth place with $1.40 million. The blockbuster superhero sequel from Disney and Marvel was down 2 percent from Wednesday and down 40 percent from last Thursday. Avengers: Age of Ultron finished in fourth for the week with $32.98 million. The film was down a very solid 34 percent from the previous frame and has grossed a massive $416.15 million through four weeks.

Poltergeist rounded out its first week of release with a fifth place take of $1.11 million. The PG-13 rated horror remake from Fox and MGM fell a sharp 11 percent from Wednesday. Poltergeist placed in fifth for the week with a seven-day start of $30.47 million. That was in line with the film's wide ranging expectations and was 5 percent below the $32.04 million seven-day launch of 2013's Evil Dead.

Daily Domestic Gross Wed, Jul. 5 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jul. 5 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Superman Returns$6,425,797-39%4,065150$1,581$114,519,9821Warner Bros.
2The Devil Wears Prada$4,115,355-26%2,847--$1,446$44,247,7531Fox
3Click$3,357,758-16%3,76415$892$90,985,8672Sony / Columbia
4Cars$2,402,984-32%3,706-20$648$192,905,8264Disney
5Nacho Libre$1,052,951-20%3,082-1$342$69,546,9293Paramount
6The Lake House$716,853-35%2,6450$271$42,094,1033Warner Bros.
7The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift$707,785-9%2,670-181$265$54,245,7593Universal
8The Break-Up$487,078-25%1,911-391$255$112,205,0315Universal
9Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties$472,933-10%2,150-522$220$23,261,8043Fox
10Waist Deep$387,602-36%1,0062$385$16,949,6572Rogue