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 Tue, Oct. 9 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Oct. 9 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Heartbreak Kid$1,091,354-31%3,229--$338$16,694,9811Paramount / DreamWorks
2The Kingdom$826,322-38%2,8029$295$33,904,8352Universal
3The Game Plan$703,352-74%3,1052$227$46,596,1392Disney
4Resident Evil: Extinction$388,783-39%2,84820$137$44,717,4013Sony / Screen Gems
5Good Luck Chuck$333,163-33%2,476-136$135$30,085,3203Lionsgate
63:10 to Yuma (2007)$276,928-39%2,562-444$108$49,458,9565Lionsgate
7The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising$238,544-57%3,141--$76$4,541,4691Fox
8Eastern Promises$215,051-36%1,212-196$177$15,010,9764Focus
9The Brave One$208,670-35%2,358-479$88$34,916,4984Warner Bros.
10The Jane Austen Book Club$143,836-29%1,2321191$117$2,175,1923Sony Classics