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.
|#||Title||Wed, Jan. 1 2003||Locations||Avg.||Total||Wks.||Dist.|
|1||The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers||$11,040,807||31%||3,622||0||$3,048||$229,636,006||2||New Line|
|2||Catch Me If You Can (2002)||$9,085,251||15%||3,156||0||$2,879||$71,659,310||1||DreamWorks|
|3||Two Weeks Notice||$4,716,659||27%||2,755||0||$1,712||$54,917,570||2||Warner Bros.|
|4||Gangs of New York||$3,550,806||65%||2,190||20||$1,621||$37,881,967||2||Miramax|
|5||Maid in Manhattan||$3,407,200||40%||2,938||30||$1,160||$65,537,775||3||Sony / Columbia|
|6||The Wild Thornberrys Movie||$2,156,989||14%||3,012||0||$716||$24,571,108||2||Paramount|
|7||Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets||$2,128,551||22%||2,505||0||$850||$246,001,184||7||Warner Bros.|
|9||The Hot Chick||$1,319,259||95%||2,246||0||$587||$25,316,583||3||Disney|
|10||Die Another Day||$1,296,001||20%||1,875||0||$691||$150,068,880||6||MGM|