'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, Feb. 11 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Feb. 11 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hitch$13,966,250--3,575--$3,907$13,966,2501Sony / Columbia
2Boogeyman$3,288,741300%3,0520$1,078$25,821,8612Sony / Screen Gems
3Million Dollar Baby$1,907,508150%2,03510$937$39,414,2219Warner Bros.
4Are We There Yet?$1,817,117335%2,81020$647$54,835,0974Sony / Columbia
5The Wedding Date$1,712,676147%1,70410$1,005$15,621,8872Universal
6Hide and Seek$1,516,553178%2,525-480$601$39,520,1793Fox
7Pooh's Heffalump Movie$1,354,119--2,529--$535$1,354,1191Disney
8The Aviator (2004)$1,178,070150%2,196-334$536$78,854,6318Miramax
9Sideways$1,160,857173%1,619-167$717$49,468,79817Fox Searchlight
10Meet the Fockers$867,155148%1,883-621$461$267,359,3018Universal