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, Sep. 5 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Sep. 5 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Halloween (2007)$1,131,173-23%3,472--$326$33,192,2941MGM / Weinstein
2Superbad$976,625-13%3,00254$325$94,782,9343Sony / Columbia
3The Bourne Ultimatum$575,711-15%3,290-271$175$204,061,7825Universal
4Balls of Fury$468,153-27%3,052242$153$18,186,7061Rogue
5Rush Hour 3$368,727-14%3,008-400$123$123,475,1364New Line
6WAR$319,237-14%2,2770$140$18,854,8602Lionsgate
7Death Sentence$314,837-15%1,822--$173$6,022,5781Fox
8The Nanny Diaries$307,234-14%2,6367$117$17,385,0022MGM / Weinstein
9Mr. Bean's Holiday$220,399-34%1,76551$125$21,491,8012Universal
10Stardust$209,061-11%1,766-573$118$32,594,8694Paramount