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 Thu, Jul. 12 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jul. 12 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix$18,374,181-58%4,181--$4,395$62,606,9350Warner Bros.
2Transformers$6,391,606-9%4,0110$1,594$186,982,7101Paramount / DreamWorks
3Ratatouille$3,310,464-16%3,625-315$913$124,984,8192Disney
4Live Free or Die Hard$1,622,270-7%3,215-193$505$92,043,3922Fox
5License to Wed$1,185,256-7%2,604203$455$23,070,1971Warner Bros.
6Evan Almighty$810,686-17%2,702-890$300$82,893,0523Universal
71408$726,499-8%2,294-337$317$57,193,4153MGM / Weinstein
8Knocked Up$513,661-9%1,713-468$300$134,543,2586Universal
9Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer$287,410-8%1,392-1316$206$125,559,0284Fox
10Ocean's Thirteen$268,015-10%1,465-776$183$110,527,2035Warner Bros.