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, Sep. 26 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Sep. 26 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$11,184,02199%3,1190$3,586$52,230,4352Sony / Columbia
2Surrogates$6,106,60621%2,951--$2,069$11,159,8271Disney
3Fame (2009)$4,104,86216%3,096--$1,326$7,644,2511MGM
4The Informant!$3,046,24048%2,5050$1,216$19,182,1422Warner Bros.
5Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself$2,259,18464%2,120-135$1,066$43,429,3003Lionsgate
6Love Happens$1,850,70228%1,8980$975$13,692,2772Universal
7Pandorum$1,717,00410%2,506--$685$3,282,5651Overture
8Jennifer's Body$1,672,04649%2,73836$611$11,600,9562Fox
99 (2009)$1,295,52563%2,025-35$640$26,359,5313Focus
10Inglourious Basterds$1,192,49354%1,960-559$608$113,705,8826Weinstein Company