'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, Jan. 27 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jan. 27 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Are We There Yet?$823,8175%2,709--$304$22,112,6071Sony / Columbia
2Meet the Fockers$775,8795%3,446-108$225$250,347,1715Universal
3The Aviator (2004)$758,351-2%2,261305$335$60,700,1985Miramax
4Coach Carter$717,30611%2,55228$281$45,556,0002Paramount
5In Good Company$588,5423%1,963397$300$29,752,7514Universal
6Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)$576,6643%2,29764$251$10,471,9411Rogue
7The Phantom of the Opera$486,22515%1,511604$322$34,890,5745Warner Bros.
8White Noise$381,38110%2,247-32$170$50,841,6103Universal
9Racing Stripes$358,57610%3,1850$113$28,527,1032Warner Bros.