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, Apr. 8 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Apr. 8 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Fast & Furious$3,859,041-17%3,461--$1,115$84,569,2151Universal
2Monsters vs. Aliens$3,157,961-11%4,1095$769$114,702,9432Paramount / DreamWorks
3I Love You, Man$809,144-5%2,829112$286$51,533,1023Paramount / DreamWorks
4The Haunting in Connecticut$785,949-5%2,7320$288$39,548,6922Lionsgate
5Knowing$737,876-8%3,323-14$222$60,417,3313Summit
6Adventureland$522,513-13%1,862--$281$7,376,7671Miramax
7Race to Witch Mountain$434,428-11%2,825-443$154$59,566,7834Disney
8Duplicity$378,255-14%2,522-57$150$33,395,5403Universal
912 Rounds$239,394-7%2,3310$103$9,669,9632Fox
10Taken$141,727-6%1,355-606$105$139,829,08810Fox