'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.

Daily Domestic Gross Thu, Jan. 6 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jan. 6 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Talented Mr. Ripley$1,123,531-3%2,3092$487$44,865,6382Paramount
2The Green Mile$1,102,530-2%2,8750$383$81,989,1854Warner Bros.
3Any Given Sunday$1,018,372-5%2,5050$407$50,464,2602Warner Bros.
4Stuart Little$853,717-5%2,9000$294$85,276,3563Sony / Columbia
5Toy Story 2$653,983-4%3,102-49$211$212,555,8246Disney
6Galaxy Quest$640,8320%2,4420$262$30,431,7842DreamWorks
7Anna and the King$550,399-4%2,129-3$259$27,391,6733Fox
8Man on the Moon$457,012-10%2,0790$220$26,868,4822Universal
9Bicentennial Man$424,090-5%2,7670$153$42,027,5363Disney