'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. 21 - Sun, Jun. 23

Wide (1000+)

1Minority Report$35,678,092--3,001--$11,889$35,678,0921Fox
2Lilo & Stitch$35,259,643--3,191--$11,050$35,259,6431Disney
3Scooby-Doo$24,476,112-55%3,4470$7,101$100,311,3932Warner Bros.
4The Bourne Identity$15,077,809-44%2,6435$5,705$54,383,7662Universal
5The Sum of All Fears$7,765,113-42%3,037-193$2,557$97,293,1714Paramount
7Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood$6,029,238-32%2,310-197$2,610$46,714,7233Warner Bros.
8Juwanna Mann$5,475,082--1,325--$4,132$5,475,0821Warner Bros.
9Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones$5,150,527-45%2,107-294$2,444$279,826,4676Fox
10Spider-Man$4,555,752-39%2,278-424$2,000$390,379,4008Sony / Columbia