'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 Fri, Nov. 12 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Nov. 12 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Incredibles$13,927,64626%3,9330$3,541$106,931,8752Disney
2The Polar Express$6,254,05832%3,650--$1,713$13,559,7781Warner Bros.
3After the Sunset$3,648,481--2,819--$1,294$3,648,4811New Line
4Seed of Chucky$2,963,148--2,061--$1,438$2,963,1481Rogue
6The Grudge$2,372,59581%2,816-520$843$94,610,8604Sony / Columbia
8Shall We Dance (2004)$1,288,14244%2,065-477$624$45,945,3225Miramax
10Shark Tale$501,726-38%1,622-1195$309$155,933,7827DreamWorks