'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, Nov. 28 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Nov. 28 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Die Another Day$8,407,98726%3,324--$2,529$70,369,6211MGM
2Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$7,219,58813%3,6820$1,961$168,042,3482Warner Bros.
3The Santa Clause 2$2,803,40344%2,526-820$1,110$101,455,4574Disney
4Treasure Planet$2,168,795-8%3,179--$682$4,516,5350Disney
5Eight Crazy Nights$2,029,064-21%2,503--$811$4,610,2230Sony / Columbia
6Friday After Next$2,025,69372%1,621--$1,250$17,777,9351New Line
88 Mile$1,435,14325%2,51822$570$101,637,0603Universal
9The Ring$1,271,39421%1,912-970$665$114,524,8766DreamWorks
10Wes Craven Presents: They$1,250,92511%1,475--$848$2,376,4510Miramax / Dimension