Box Office Numbers: Pitchy, dawg

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Like most folks last weekend, I was torn between seeing Mad Max and Pitch Perfect 2. With only enough time and money allowing only one of the two, I chose Fury Road because my roommates have done the same. I was originally going to review Pitch Perfect, but after look at Jackson’s reaction, maybe it’s best I didn’t. I’ve once said a sequel wouldn’t work, and it totally proved me right.

Anyway, Perfect 2 dominated the box office with $70 million, and that’s five million more than the original made in its entire theatrical run. So good on that series. Fury Road made less than the project $50 million, but they should be proud of the $44 million. Hopefully we get more movies like it. 

Hit the jump for the box office performances over the May 15-18 weekend. 

[via Rentrak]

RANDY JACKSON AMERICAN IDOL PITCHY MAN

1. Pitch Perfect 2 – $70,328,250

2. Mad Max: Fury Road – $44,400,000

3. Age of Ultron  – $38,837,000

4. Hot Pursuit – $5,780,000

5. Furious 7 -- $3,647,940

6. Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 –  $3,600,000

7. The Age Of Adaline –  $3,200,000

8. Home –  $2,700,000

9. Ex Machina -$2,103,404

10. Far From the Madding Crowd – $1,300,000