'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 Tue, Apr. 5 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Apr. 5 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Sin City$2,036,0702%3,230--$630$33,153,5891Miramax / Dimension
2Guess Who$728,6276%3,1470$232$42,452,6102Sony / Columbia
3Beauty Shop$678,297-4%2,659--$255$18,031,3771MGM
4Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous$553,0008%3,2330$171$32,193,0522Warner Bros.
6The Ring Two$349,0833%3,179-162$110$68,735,8493DreamWorks
7The Pacifier$298,1083%2,851-251$105$96,700,0415Disney
8The Upside of Anger$283,26313%1,111944$255$9,080,4624New Line
10Hitch$195,22514%1,859-374$105$171,634,1018Sony / Columbia