'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 Sun, May. 28 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, May. 28 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1X-Men: The Last Stand$25,650,506-20%3,690--$6,951$102,750,2911Fox
2The Da Vinci Code$11,221,318-11%3,75419$2,989$136,512,7612Sony / Columbia
3Over the Hedge$9,114,534-13%4,09334$2,227$76,121,1742Paramount / DreamWorks
4Mission: Impossible III$2,395,301-8%3,053-397$785$114,272,6914Paramount
5Poseidon$1,868,607-11%3,245-310$576$45,298,2743Warner Bros.
6RV$1,441,267-10%2,481-444$581$56,021,8645Sony / Columbia
7See No Evil$943,748-3%1,27013$743$8,647,5352Lionsgate
8Just My Luck$625,901-14%1,604-939$390$13,610,0853Fox