'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, Feb. 16 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Feb. 16 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ghost Rider$15,420,633--3,619--$4,261$15,420,6331Sony / Columbia
2Bridge to Terabithia$6,290,585--3,139--$2,004$6,290,5851Disney
3Norbit$4,441,140202%3,1382$1,415$46,522,4632Paramount / DreamWorks
4Music and Lyrics$4,111,144199%2,955--$1,391$9,639,9191Warner Bros.
5Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls$2,962,397165%2,111--$1,403$8,656,0741Lionsgate
7Hannibal Rising$1,547,001108%3,0030$515$18,208,8312MGM / Weinstein
8Because I Said So$1,406,734178%2,446-83$575$29,664,7993Universal
9The Messengers$1,146,135186%2,183-346$525$27,854,9903Sony / Screen Gems
10Night at the Museum$842,514149%2,042-660$413$234,475,7309Fox