'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 Sat, Nov. 24 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Nov. 24 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2This Christmas$7,311,473-1%1,858--$3,935$23,113,9921Sony / Screen Gems
5Bee Movie$4,536,566-5%3,507-477$1,294$109,371,9314Paramount / DreamWorks
6Fred Claus$4,159,038-4%3,6030$1,154$50,779,9963Warner Bros.
7August Rush$3,703,211-2%2,310--$1,603$11,299,1421Warner Bros.
8American Gangster$3,624,8751%2,799-311$1,295$113,760,2614Universal
9The Mist$3,487,7550%2,423--$1,439$10,895,4171MGM / Weinstein
10Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium$2,997,114-9%3,1684$946$20,529,4372Fox