'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 Tue, May. 13 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, May. 13 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1X2: X-Men United$2,585,541-14%3,7498$690$153,263,6802Fox
2Daddy Day Care$1,171,078-6%3,370--$348$30,046,3551Sony / Columbia
3Identity$593,064-4%2,618-115$227$40,591,7053Sony / Columbia
4Anger Management$436,9091%2,819-652$155$124,051,8555Sony / Columbia
6The Lizzie McGuire Movie$260,335-6%2,8250$92$27,066,3802Disney
8Malibu's Most Wanted$104,194-14%2,008-332$52$31,977,6644Warner Bros.
9It Runs in the Family (2003)$82,13812%1,042-165$79$6,897,2293MGM
10Agent Cody Banks$32,66536%1,224-180$27$47,344,0509MGM