'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 Sun, Apr. 18 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Apr. 18 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Kill Bill Vol. 2$5,995,368-28%2,971--$2,018$25,106,1321Miramax
2The Punisher$3,485,501-33%2,649--$1,316$13,836,0251Lionsgate
3Home on the Range$1,605,734-33%2,735-323$587$37,779,8893Disney
4Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed$1,586,786-31%2,810-320$565$72,311,5954Warner Bros.
5Johnson Family Vacation$1,442,656-48%1,3269$1,088$20,978,8462Fox Searchlight
6Hellboy$1,326,753-54%2,897-146$458$50,308,2513Sony / Columbia
7The Passion of the Christ$1,231,785-27%2,848-392$433$360,764,6888Newmarket
8Walking Tall$1,171,260-41%2,444-392$479$36,632,8463MGM
9Ella Enchanted$1,115,529-39%1,9398$575$13,615,2522Miramax
10The Alamo (2004)$1,092,479-39%2,6090$419$16,403,2082Disney