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 Mon, Feb. 5 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Feb. 5 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Because I Said So$895,745-64%2,526--$355$14,019,7931Universal
2The Messengers$871,392-58%2,528--$345$15,584,5551Sony / Screen Gems
3Smokin' Aces$664,817-26%2,2191$300$25,407,3012Universal
4Epic Movie$454,039-69%2,84039$160$30,010,0752Fox
5Night at the Museum$389,694-69%3,003-238$130$225,392,3667Fox
6Pan's Labyrinth$340,709-56%1,082259$315$22,053,0316Picturehouse
7Dreamgirls$320,821-57%2,79712$115$93,073,7326Paramount / DreamWorks
8Stomp the Yard$250,937-62%2,16954$116$56,110,0234Sony / Screen Gems
9The Queen$248,375-58%1,85020$134$45,659,20419Miramax
10The Pursuit of Happyness$236,477-49%2,233-455$106$157,453,4698Sony / Columbia