'The Martian' Takes $3.74 Million In First Place on Wednesday; 'Hotel Transylvania 2' Adds $1.24 MillionOctober 08, 2015 07:50 AM

by BoxOffice Staff

Fox reports The Martian added $3.74 million as it easily retained first place on Wednesday. That gives it a six-day domestic total of $67.9 million, putting it 8 percent behind where Gravity stood at the same point and 4 percent ahead of Interstellar.

In second place, Hotel Transylvania 2 eased 37 percent from last Wednesday to $1.24 million yesterday. With $95.2 million in the bank through 13 days of play, the sequel is pacing 14 percent ahead of its predecessor.

The Intern claimed third place yesterday with $0.99 million, down just 42 percent from last week. With $39.9 million earned through 13 days, the Nancy Meyers film continues to enjoy strong holding power thanks to positive word of mouth.

Sicario took fourth place on Wednesday with $0.92 million, up 373 percent from last week when the film was still in limited release. The strongly reviewed thriller has earned $18.4 million domestically thus far.

Filling out the top five, Black Mass was off 59 percent from last Wednesday to $0.46 million yesterday. The film's domestic total now stands at $54 million.

Meanwhile, The Walk added $165,371 million in IMAX release yesterday, down 31 percent from its first day last week. The well-reviewed Robert Zemeckis film has earned $2.54 million through eight days and expands nationwide on Friday.

Weekend Actuals (Domestic) Fri, Jan. 29 - Sun, Jan. 31

Wide (1000+)

1Good Morning, Vietnam$8,260,432-24%1,21319$6,810$21,581,5546Disney
2Three Men and a Baby$5,138,828-15%1,8130$2,834$84,047,92211Disney
3Throw Momma From the Train$1,588,217-25%1,356-84$1,171$36,893,5568Orion
4Fatal Attraction$1,458,590-17%1,002-19$1,456$102,245,28820Paramount
5The Couch Trip$1,443,703-31%1,277-54$1,131$6,884,6563Lorimar
6Braddock: Missing in Action III$1,351,196-39%1,035-5$1,306$3,559,3122Cannon
8*batteries not included$1,011,360-17%1,070-3$945$19,167,7207Universal