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 Sun, Nov. 8 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Nov. 8 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Disney's A Christmas Carol$8,035,713-39%3,683--$2,182$30,050,8261Disney
2Michael Jackson's This Is It$3,452,564-39%3,4810$992$57,011,7182Sony / Columbia
3The Men Who Stare at Goats$2,773,733-48%2,443--$1,135$12,705,3991Overture
4The Fourth Kind$2,463,602-48%2,527--$975$12,231,4071Universal
5Paranormal Activity$1,730,511-53%2,558154$677$97,105,9054Paramount
6The Box$1,540,226-52%2,635--$585$7,570,8931Warner Bros.
7Law Abiding Citizen$1,420,017-47%2,474-290$574$60,700,5704Overture
8Couples Retreat$1,215,633-58%2,857-169$425$95,682,2415Universal
9Where the Wild Things Are$1,122,051-40%2,756-889$407$69,224,1244Warner Bros.
10Astro Boy$845,869-31%1,918-1102$441$15,112,4843Summit