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, Jul. 30 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jul. 30 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Simpsons Movie$9,277,899-52%3,922--$2,366$83,316,6011Fox
2I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry$2,643,162-53%3,5016$755$74,325,4852Universal
3Hairspray (2007)$2,507,920-46%3,1210$804$62,169,8322New Line
4Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix$2,438,173-56%4,005-280$609$244,877,8013Warner Bros.
5Transformers$1,526,109-58%3,349-413$456$286,204,0874Paramount / DreamWorks
6No Reservations$1,463,067-54%2,425--$603$13,167,9001Warner Bros.
7Ratatouille$1,064,888-53%2,934-468$363$180,968,2695Disney
8Live Free or Die Hard$690,189-58%2,271-456$304$126,088,5355Fox
9I Know Who Killed Me$467,861-53%1,320--$354$3,974,4281Sony / Columbia
10Who's Your Caddy?$270,001-61%1,019--$265$3,028,0311MGM / Weinstein