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

DateDayDay no.Top 10 GrossLW%Total Daily GrossTop movie of the day
May 14Thu134$6,616,016-41%$7,311,575Avengers: Age of Ultron
May 13Wed133$7,384,345-39%$8,214,507Avengers: Age of Ultron
May 11Mon131$8,578,177-45%$9,384,655Avengers: Age of Ultron
May 12Tue132$10,032,152-39%$11,010,217Avengers: Age of Ultron
May 07Thu127$11,284,045181%$12,051,196Avengers: Age of Ultron
May 20Wed140$11,922,83461%$12,523,247Mad Max: Fury Road
May 06Wed126$12,052,985161%$12,853,125Avengers: Age of Ultron
May 19Tue139$15,515,32855%$16,194,907Pitch Perfect 2
May 04Mon124$15,656,793209%$16,387,218Avengers: Age of Ultron
May 18Mon138$16,032,22687%$16,673,878Mad Max: Fury Road
May 05Tue125$16,406,085151%$17,319,721Avengers: Age of Ultron
May 08Fri128$32,460,351-66%$34,908,982Avengers: Age of Ultron
May 10Sun130$36,924,972-37%$39,999,192Avengers: Age of Ultron
May 17Sun137$46,877,24427%$48,957,424Pitch Perfect 2
May 09Sat129$50,386,085-28%$54,184,113Avengers: Age of Ultron
May 03Sun123$58,964,844200%$61,053,689Avengers: Age of Ultron
May 15Fri135$60,745,15387%$62,810,519Pitch Perfect 2
May 16Sat136$67,827,84535%$70,992,246Pitch Perfect 2
May 02Sat122$69,969,26190%$72,692,968Avengers: Age of Ultron
May 01Fri121$95,088,705296%$97,347,212Avengers: Age of Ultron