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, May. 28 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, May. 28 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End$25,069,652-27%4,362--$5,747$153,044,0081Disney
2Shrek the Third$13,970,832-23%4,17250$3,349$217,351,1532Paramount / DreamWorks
3Spider-Man 3$3,776,122-25%3,723-601$1,014$307,751,2604Sony / Columbia
4Bug (2007)$770,912-25%1,661--$464$4,017,8411Lionsgate
528 Weeks Later$736,084-22%2,013-292$366$24,402,2343Fox Atomic
6Georgia Rule$541,144-19%1,904-627$284$16,832,0953Universal
7Disturbia$500,786-26%1,632-915$307$74,941,5397Paramount / DreamWorks