Grosses

'Mad Max: Fury Road' Moves Into First on Tuesday with $3.05M; 'Tomorrowland' Places in Second with $2.91M, 'Pitch Perfect 2' Third with $2.87MMay 27, 2015 01:01 PM

by Daniel Garris

Warner's Mad Max: Fury Road was up two spots from Monday to move into first place on Tuesday with $3.05 million. The critically acclaimed action film starring Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron was down 54 percent from Monday and down a solid 39.5 percent from last Tuesday. Mad Max: Fury Road has grossed $97.76 million in twelve days and is set to surpass the $100 million domestic mark either today or Thursday. The film is currently running 3.5 percent ahead of the $94.43 million twelve-day take of 2012's Prometheus.

Disney's Tomorrowland was down one spot and 70 percent from Monday to land in second with $2.91 million. Tuesday's sizable percentage decline is further evidence of the film's appeal with family audiences, as Memorial Day grosses are typically inflated for family films. The Brad Bird directed sci-fi film starring George Clooney and Britt Robertson has grossed $45.59 million in five days. While that is on the lower end of expectations, the film is still off to an underwhelming start with its large price tag in mind. Tomorrowland is running a slim 2 percent ahead of the $44.68 million five-day start of 2011's Super 8.

Pitch Perfect 2 was also down one spot from Monday to take third place with $2.87 million. Universal's successful musical comedy sequel starring Anna Kendrick fell 61 percent from Monday and 46 percent from last Tuesday. Pitch Perfect 2 continues to exceed expectations in a big way with a twelve-day take of $128.61 million. That places the film an impressive 34 percent ahead of the $95.66 million twelve-day gross of last year's Neighbors.

Avengers: Age of Ultron held steady in fourth place with $1.95 million. The blockbuster superhero sequel from Disney and Marvel was down 70 percent from Monday and down a very solid 35.5 percent from last Tuesday. Avengers: Age of Ultron has grossed $413.32 million in 26 days. Without adjusting for ticket price inflation, Avengers: Age of Ultron is now the 14th highest grossing film of all time domestically and will soon surpass the $415.00 million final gross of 2010's Toy Story 3 to move into 13th place.

Poltergeist grossed $1.77 million to remain in fifth place on Tuesday. The PG-13 rated horror remake from Fox and MGM was down 52 percent from Monday. That represented the day's strongest daily percentage hold among wide releases, which is some welcome news after the film's initial front-loading over the weekend. Poltergeist has grossed $28.12 million in five days. That is in line with the film's wide ranging expectations and is 4 percent behind the $29.33 million five-day start of 2013's Evil Dead.

Daily Domestic Gross Sun, Apr. 22 2012

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Apr. 22 2012LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Think Like a Man$8,345,415-37%2,015--$4,142$33,636,3031Sony / Screen Gems
2The Lucky One (2012)$4,851,656-43%3,155--$1,538$22,518,3581Warner Bros.
3The Hunger Games$4,151,707-36%3,752-164$1,107$357,066,4675Lionsgate
4Chimpanzee$3,383,067-10%1,563--$2,164$10,673,7481Disneynature
5The Three Stooges$3,106,876-28%3,4825$892$29,919,6602Fox
6The Cabin in the Woods$2,172,562-35%2,8110$773$27,246,2472Lionsgate
7American Reunion$1,471,005-37%3,033-170$485$48,518,3253Universal
8Titanic 3D$1,470,676-32%2,515-182$585$52,860,5743Paramount
9Mirror Mirror$1,349,820-31%2,938-268$459$55,499,9324Relativity Media
1021 Jump Street$1,287,424-38%2,427-308$530$127,217,1676Sony / Columbia
11Wrath of the Titans$1,170,402-32%2,502-600$468$77,232,9554Warner Bros.
12Lockout$942,673-31%2,33527$404$11,219,6202Open Road
13Dr. Seuss' The Lorax$664,860-21%1,583-529$420$207,152,8658Universal

Limited (100 — 999)

#TitleSun, Apr. 22 2012LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Journey 2: The Mysterious Island$187,093-33%444-58$421$101,238,90711Warner Bros. / New Line
2Salmon Fishing in the Yemen$186,336-43%44611$418$7,077,2147CBS Films
3Bully (2012)$163,789-20%263105$623$1,537,6704Weinstein Company
4Safe House$57,190-46%301-70$190$125,607,28011Universal
5This Means War$44,455-53%29310$152$54,111,03210Fox
6Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day$43,312-40%1064$409$936,5292Code Black Entertainment
7The Vow$40,410-52%297-38$136$124,618,23611Sony / Screen Gems
8Project X (2012)$38,900-24%258113$151$54,493,9778Warner Bros.
9Jeff Who Lives at Home$35,552-39%122-61$291$4,029,7086Paramount Vantage
10Act of Valor$35,254-42%229-123$154$69,472,5389Relativity Media
11Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance$34,408-43%175-41$197$51,538,03710Sony / Columbia
12Blue Like Jazz$32,654-36%126-10$259$468,0742Roadside Attractions
13Chronicle$28,212-38%137-28$206$64,306,82912Fox
14Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked$22,340-31%135-18$165$132,923,50419Fox
15The Iron Lady$18,482-45%102-44$181$29,959,43617Weinstein Company
16A Thousand Words$16,916-45%168-109$101$17,936,8797Paramount

Platform (1 — 99)

#TitleSun, Apr. 22 2012LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1To the Arctic 3D$88,493-17%50--$1,770$270,2281Warner Bros. / IMAX
2Born to Be Wild 3D$23,449-14%32-8$733$18,330,77255Warner Bros. / IMAX
3Friends With Kids$19,070-41%83-30$230$7,089,9597Roadside Attractions
4The Artist$15,058-40%86-35$175$44,154,51822Weinstein Company
5Touchback$14,011-37%6919$203$141,4562Anchor Bay Films
6Casa de mi Padre$13,651-9%58-63$235$5,774,9376Lionsgate / Pantelion
7The Woman in Black$10,745-48%90-32$119$54,279,71112CBS Films
8We Bought a Zoo$9,358-45%66-17$142$75,548,24418Fox
9Tyler Perry's Good Deeds$8,043-55%81-44$99$34,853,5099Lionsgate
10Silent House (2012)$7,328-60%590$124$12,726,5587Open Road
11Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace 3D$7,301-32%32-1$228$43,402,10111Fox
12Red Tails$4,105-54%39-4$105$49,825,72114Fox
13W.E.$3,320-32%15-2$221$564,68812Weinstein Company
14Coriolanus$3,263-27%14-4$233$686,14914Weinstein Company
15Undefeated$2,190-54%170$129$504,95110Weinstein Company
16Albert Nobbs$1,201-66%153$80$2,998,23613Roadside Attractions