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 Mon, Apr. 27 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Apr. 27 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Obsessed$1,786,326-71%2,514--$711$30,399,2821Sony / Screen Gems
2Earth (2009)$744,044-72%1,804--$412$15,216,7891Disneynature
3The Soloist$676,917-73%2,024--$334$10,393,8171Paramount / DreamWorks
4Fighting$646,077-74%2,309--$280$11,670,3051Universal / Rogue
517 Again$528,101-81%3,2550$162$40,354,4502Warner Bros. / New Line
6State of Play$490,539-71%2,8074$175$25,573,7672Universal
7Monsters vs. Aliens$448,751-83%3,358-304$134$175,267,0495Paramount / DreamWorks
8Fast & Furious$427,248-73%3,566-108$120$145,793,4574Universal
9Crank: High Voltage$265,047-65%2,2230$119$12,001,1412Lionsgate
10Hannah Montana: The Movie$261,570-85%3,231113$81$65,914,3853Disney