'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. 13 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Nov. 13 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Matrix Revolutions$2,052,296-8%3,5020$586$97,854,6251Warner Bros.
2Elf$1,805,7768%3,337--$541$44,032,8191New Line
3Brother Bear$786,45114%3,0300$260$51,001,2112Disney
4Radio$405,2517%2,811-263$144$38,711,8483Sony / Columbia
5Scary Movie 3$404,6852%3,288-217$123$96,244,1863Miramax / Dimension
6Mystic River$349,962-8%1,58130$221$42,326,5174Warner Bros.
7Runaway Jury$330,912-4%2,133-603$155$41,736,6684Fox
8The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)$282,1042%2,378-592$119$75,046,5604New Line
9Kill Bill Vol. 1$229,316-2%1,681-748$136$66,098,8415Miramax
10School of Rock$132,7609%1,982-804$67$74,572,8766Paramount