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, Aug. 3 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Aug. 3 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Funny People$3,112,059-53%3,007--$1,035$25,770,6601Universal
2Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$2,518,921-56%4,39368$573$258,192,1353Warner Bros.
3G-Force$2,303,392-57%3,6970$623$69,222,6362Disney
4The Ugly Truth$1,971,454-50%2,8820$684$56,640,2862Sony / Columbia
5Orphan$1,096,542-52%2,7500$399$28,164,7032Warner Bros.
6Aliens in the Attic$1,030,773-55%3,106--$332$9,037,9151Fox
7Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs$765,787-58%2,757-543$278$182,833,1925Fox
8The Proposal$720,486-47%2,435-344$296$149,687,2127Disney
9The Hangover$690,774-56%2,071-214$334$256,590,4029Warner Bros.
10Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen$669,038-53%2,626-611$255$388,862,8586Paramount / DreamWorks