'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, Jul. 25 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jul. 25 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest$4,220,926-2%4,1330$1,021$330,424,6523Disney
2Monster House$2,654,8100%3,553--$747$27,533,4531Sony / Columbia
3Lady in the Water$1,814,165-11%3,235--$561$21,895,3921Warner Bros.
4You, Me and Dupree$1,788,8192%3,1376$570$48,845,6002Universal
5Little Man$1,178,708-2%2,5374$465$43,021,0742Sony / Columbia
6The Devil Wears Prada$1,162,21311%2,248-562$517$99,714,0124Fox
7Clerks II$1,156,453-13%2,150--$538$12,553,5231MGM / Weinstein
8My Super Ex-Girlfriend$1,090,5700%2,702--$404$10,790,6221Fox
9Superman Returns$948,662-1%2,826-939$336$180,251,3184Warner Bros.