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. 26 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Feb. 26 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ghost Rider$1,133,743-78%3,6201$313$80,162,6882Sony / Columbia
2The Number 23$854,094-74%2,759--$310$15,459,0701New Line
3Reno 911!: Miami$699,512-70%2,702--$259$10,973,9081Fox
4Bridge to Terabithia$618,054-84%3,1390$197$47,621,6502Disney
5Norbit$484,420-80%3,1457$154$75,244,3663Paramount / DreamWorks
6Music and Lyrics$482,561-67%2,9550$163$32,199,5612Warner Bros.
7Breach$410,226-67%1,4934$275$20,716,0272Universal
8The Astronaut Farmer$294,396-73%2,155--$137$4,749,3241Warner Bros.
9Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls$284,514-74%2,1110$135$25,418,2302Lionsgate
10Because I Said So$202,750-67%1,936-510$105$38,472,5574Universal