'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 Wed, Jun. 25 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jun. 25 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2Finding Nemo$2,830,2290%3,404-21$831$236,942,2864Disney
32 Fast 2 Furious$1,175,063-8%3,140-278$374$106,592,2313Universal
4Bruce Almighty$1,138,617-4%3,074-403$370$213,991,7795Universal
5The Italian Job$914,365-2%2,095-602$436$70,325,7604Paramount
6Rugrats Go Wild$894,4377%3,0410$294$26,330,6802Paramount
7Alex & Emma$693,442-8%2,310--$300$8,231,4811Warner Bros.
8Hollywood Homicide$668,928-4%2,8400$236$23,577,7172Sony / Columbia
9Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd$602,237-4%2,6090$231$21,889,2562New Line
10The Matrix Reloaded$483,944-11%1,850-500$262$265,921,4376Warner Bros.