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 Fri, Nov. 17 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Nov. 17 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Casino Royale (2006)$14,741,206--3,434--$4,293$14,741,2061Sony / Columbia
2Happy Feet$12,257,572--3,804--$3,222$12,257,5721Warner Bros.
3Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan$4,964,220148%2,61145$1,901$81,118,3913Fox
4Stranger Than Fiction$2,258,042233%2,2706$995$18,557,3872Sony / Columbia
5The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause$2,093,539271%3,359-99$623$45,492,8343Disney
6Flushed Away$1,577,307215%3,307-400$477$43,568,7863Paramount / DreamWorks
7Saw III$913,702124%1,942-1071$470$72,963,6844Lionsgate
8Babel$875,691124%1,2510$700$9,989,0264Paramount Vantage
9The Departed$788,592111%1,611-599$490$112,049,1397Warner Bros.
10Let's Go to Prison$732,049--1,495--$490$732,0491Universal