'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, May. 6 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, May. 6 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Mean Girls$793,555-11%2,839--$280$28,398,7561Paramount
2Man on Fire (2004)$774,140-10%2,9866$259$48,117,2322Fox
3Kill Bill Vol. 2$433,509-13%2,674-399$162$54,783,4133Miramax
413 Going on 30$385,327-19%3,45315$112$37,060,4312Sony / Columbia
6Laws of Attraction$326,425-22%2,449--$133$8,418,9351New Line
7The Punisher$261,332-7%2,267-382$115$30,956,2793Lionsgate
9The Passion of the Christ$127,849-5%1,832-437$70$367,245,57910Newmarket
10Hellboy$115,523-6%1,563-655$74$58,029,3425Sony / Columbia