'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, Dec. 13 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Dec. 13 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Princess and the Frog$6,663,537-37%3,4343432$1,940$27,087,4231Disney
2The Blind Side$3,451,289-50%3,38862$1,019$149,817,6504Warner Bros.
3The Twilight Saga: New Moon$2,081,408-39%3,635-489$573$267,320,1014Summit
4Invictus$2,038,735-44%2,125--$959$8,611,1471Warner Bros.
5Disney's A Christmas Carol$2,022,807-35%2,402-144$842$124,427,5896Disney
6Brothers (2009)$1,304,601-37%2,0880$625$17,416,2172Lionsgate
72012$1,162,697-41%2,838-382$410$155,288,4955Sony / Columbia
8Old Dogs$1,133,185-44%3,090-335$367$39,996,1813Disney
9Armored$867,465-43%1,9194$452$11,750,8952Sony / Screen Gems
10Ninja Assassin$774,964-32%2,100-403$369$34,304,6873Warner Bros.