Melissa McCarthy’s Spy debuts at #2

ad Max: Fury Road #1 again, total over $12m, Pitch Perfect 2 over $22m

By James Manning

Total box office hovered just above $15m for the weekend with Mad Max: Fury Road holding top spot with $4.16m on its second weekend on cinemas. The total screens dropped from 542 to 473 with a screen average of $8,814.

The fourth Mad Max movie has now grossed just over $12m here.

The total box office gross for the top 20 movies has only dropped below $15m once in the past seven weeks.

Landing at #2 on debut was the Melissa McCarthy comedy Spy with $3.62m and an average of $9,611 from 377 screens.

Pitch Perfect 2 sits at #3 with a total haul of $22.52m already after a third weekend, taking $3.22m from 378 screens.

A second new release sits at #4 on the chart – Helen Mirren‘s Woman In Gold with $1.08m from 234 screens.

Rounding out the top five is Avengers: Age Of Ultron with $1.08m on its fifth weekend taking its total to-date to $38.58m.

The best screen average of the week goes to the Indian comedy-drama Tanu Weds Manu Returns with $10,360 on each of just 19 screens for an earn of $196,000.

Fast And Furious 7 hangs on in the top 10 with a total of $43.24m after eight weeks in theaters.

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