'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 Fri, Sep. 8 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Sep. 8 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Covenant$3,126,227--2,681--$1,166$3,126,2271Sony / Screen Gems
3The Protector (2006)$1,814,810--1,541--$1,178$1,814,8101The Weinstein Company
4Invincible (2006)$1,755,131251%2,98766$588$41,623,9903Disney
6The Illusionist (2006)$1,274,026188%1,362391$935$14,729,7444Yari Film Group
7Little Miss Sunshine$1,268,338165%1,560-42$813$38,495,0807Fox Searchlight
8The Wicker Man (2006)$1,243,553153%2,7840$447$14,616,5162Warner Bros.
9Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby$892,428243%2,617-384$341$140,070,6996Sony / Columbia