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 Mon, Feb. 8 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Feb. 8 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Avatar$2,251,567-56%3,000-74$751$631,956,6378Fox
2Dear John$2,140,429-49%2,969--$721$32,609,0431Sony / Screen Gems
3From Paris with Love$823,815-43%2,722--$303$8,982,6751Lionsgate
4Edge of Darkness$662,242-38%3,0660$216$29,610,0932Warner Bros.
5The Book of Eli$521,247-31%2,820-255$185$82,566,3874Warner Bros.
6The Tooth Fairy$410,238-73%3,218-127$127$34,872,8063Fox
7When in Rome$390,557-56%2,4560$159$21,335,2912Disney
8Legion$383,916-44%2,339-137$164$35,115,8503Sony / Screen Gems
9Sherlock Holmes$237,431-41%1,805-445$132$201,721,9017Warner Bros.
10The Blind Side$211,109-45%1,740-11$121$241,580,72512Warner Bros.