'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 Sat, Sep. 6 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Sep. 6 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star$2,987,08445%2,026--$1,474$5,054,0901Paramount
2Jeepers Creepers II$2,930,54648%3,1240$938$25,631,4902MGM / United Artists
3Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$2,452,70872%2,203-24$1,113$280,440,3139Disney
4Freaky Friday (2003)$2,375,63775%2,973-94$799$95,775,9695Disney
5S.W.A.T.$2,110,44859%2,600-181$812$107,652,5345Sony / Columbia
6Open Range$1,919,56359%2,26824$846$48,236,8124Disney
8The Order$1,728,5499%1,975--$875$3,317,2571Fox
9Freddy Vs. Jason$1,486,36961%2,505-424$593$77,521,9674New Line
10Uptown Girls$1,119,69455%2,031-135$551$32,959,6764MGM