'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, Jun. 2 - Sun, Jun. 4

Wide (1000+)

1Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade$21,230,164-28%2,3270$9,123$68,162,7812Paramount
2No Holds Barred$4,957,052--1,318--$3,761$4,957,0521New Line
3See No Evil, Hear No Evil$4,057,200-34%1,6800$2,415$23,391,3814TriStar
4Field of Dreams$3,740,000-34%1,1007$3,400$27,810,2427Universal
6Road House$3,006,320-40%1,880-55$1,599$13,961,8743MGM/UA
7Pink Cadillac$2,492,256-43%1,9930$1,251$6,900,8492Warner Bros.
9Pet Sematary$1,710,585-33%1,248-191$1,371$37,599,0337Paramount