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 Wed, Apr. 18 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Apr. 18 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Disturbia$1,153,150-8%2,925--$394$26,029,4651Paramount / DreamWorks
2Blades of Glory$809,728-2%3,46757$234$92,511,4473Paramount / DreamWorks
3Meet the Robinsons$705,0844%3,238-197$218$74,493,8623Disney
4Perfect Stranger$681,546-7%2,661--$256$13,357,0831Sony / Columbia
5Are We Done Yet?$397,567-5%2,8770$138$34,007,6042Sony / Columbia
6Grindhouse$363,133-8%2,6295$138$20,982,1552Weinstein / Dimension
7300$359,3832%2,140-534$168$202,066,3506Warner Bros.
8The Reaping$324,902-4%2,6030$125$20,795,2882Warner Bros.
9Pathfinder$307,904-12%1,720--$179$6,084,2781Fox
10Wild Hogs$280,0298%2,429-396$115$153,073,5507Disney