'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 Mon, May. 6 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, May. 6 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Spider-Man$11,034,940-65%3,615--$3,053$125,878,7281Sony / Columbia
2The Scorpion King$450,365-79%3,46617$130$74,711,4423Universal
3Changing Lanes$342,396-70%2,6420$130$52,435,9494Paramount
4Murder by Numbers$258,830-69%2,565-98$101$24,152,3713Warner Bros.
5Deuces Wild$254,093-63%1,480--$172$2,961,1341MGM
6Life or Something Like It$200,698-68%2,6071$77$11,123,4802Fox
7The Rookie (2002)$168,322-75%2,351-192$72$65,069,8216Disney
8Panic Room$146,254-67%1,827-636$80$93,560,3506Sony / Columbia
9Jason X$145,397-73%1,8791$77$10,389,3222New Line
10High Crimes$110,173-67%1,451-603$76$37,793,0755Fox