'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, Mar. 25 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Mar. 25 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Guess Who$7,843,608--3,147--$2,492$7,843,6081Sony / Columbia
2Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous$5,385,19476%3,233--$1,666$8,441,1361Warner Bros.
3The Ring Two$5,356,11195%3,3419$1,603$49,641,8412DreamWorks
5The Pacifier$3,193,37498%3,102-79$1,029$80,935,6274Disney
6Ice Princess$1,582,51896%2,5010$633$11,191,2202Disney
7Hitch$1,524,11687%2,233-470$683$163,686,4837Sony / Columbia
9Be Cool$948,32673%1,883-777$504$50,454,8364MGM
10Million Dollar Baby$841,634107%1,710-500$492$92,399,33015Warner Bros.