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.
|#||Title||Wed, Dec. 2 2009||Locations||Avg.||Total||Wks.||Dist.|
|1||The Blind Side||$2,127,457||-8%||3,140||0||$678||$106,747,858||2||Warner Bros.|
|2||The Twilight Saga: New Moon||$2,100,986||-12%||4,042||0||$520||$237,829,753||2||Summit|
|3||2012||$886,460||-14%||3,444||0||$257||$141,336,286||3||Sony / Columbia|
|4||Ninja Assassin||$824,320||-17%||2,503||0||$329||$23,952,226||1||Warner Bros.|
|6||Disney's A Christmas Carol||$600,413||-8%||3,013||0||$199||$106,807,802||4||Disney|
|7||Planet 51||$269,654||-10%||3,035||0||$89||$29,382,629||2||Sony / TriStar|
|8||Fantastic Mr. Fox||$267,880||-11%||2,033||6||$132||$10,903,443||3||Fox|
|9||The Men Who Stare at Goats||$94,802||3%||1,119||0||$85||$30,796,773||4||Overture|