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 Fri, Aug. 7 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Aug. 7 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra$22,159,054--4,007--$5,530$22,159,0541Paramount
2Julie & Julia$6,492,531--2,354--$2,758$6,492,5311Sony / Columbia
3G-Force$3,050,37336%3,482-215$876$79,363,0413Disney
4Funny People$2,601,15634%3,0081$865$35,154,7882Universal
5Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$2,581,09822%3,455-938$747$267,502,8824Warner Bros.
6The Ugly Truth$2,233,14536%2,97593$751$64,320,6293Sony / Columbia
7A Perfect Getaway$2,094,045--2,159--$970$2,094,0451Universal / Rogue
8Aliens in the Attic$1,329,76929%3,1082$428$13,621,0442Fox
9Orphan$1,197,21833%2,270-480$527$32,292,0473Warner Bros.
10Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen$1,034,85174%1,948-678$531$391,740,2777Paramount / DreamWorks