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 Sun, Dec. 14 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Dec. 14 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)$6,944,202-42%3,560--$1,951$30,479,3291Fox
2Four Christmases$3,047,396-48%3,540205$861$87,777,6433Warner Bros. / New Line
3Bolt$2,165,632-39%3,133-383$691$88,847,6184Disney
4Twilight (2008)$1,980,378-42%3,64929$543$150,044,4754Summit
5Australia$1,072,762-42%2,703-18$397$37,768,5713Fox
6Nothing Like the Holidays$941,833-34%1,671--$564$3,531,5471Overture
7Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa$926,319-40%2,768-549$335$169,936,2706Paramount / DreamWorks
8Quantum of Solace$910,311-47%2,635-788$345$157,583,4475Sony / Columbia
9Transporter 3$631,271-39%2,541-85$248$29,377,9853Lionsgate
10Punisher: War Zone$411,919-28%2,5080$164$7,013,0942Lionsgate