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 Sat, Jun. 6 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jun. 6 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Up$17,860,16937%3,81852$4,678$124,003,2092Disney
2The Hangover$15,056,640-10%3,269--$4,606$31,791,1511Warner Bros.
3Land of the Lost$6,989,950-2%3,521--$1,985$14,120,8561Universal
4Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian$6,162,61433%3,807-294$1,619$123,473,0223Fox
5Star Trek$3,540,27743%3,202-305$1,106$220,424,6315Paramount
6Terminator Salvation$3,375,63929%3,304-298$1,022$103,304,4243Warner Bros.
7Drag Me to Hell$2,773,6408%2,5102$1,105$26,536,4372Universal
8Angels & Demons$2,762,49538%2,925-539$944$114,384,9234Sony / Columbia
9My Life in Ruins$1,281,12616%1,164--$1,101$2,389,6081Fox Searchlight
10X-Men Origins: Wolverine$838,13839%1,391-872$603$173,861,4556Fox