'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, Aug. 1 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 1 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Miami Vice$2,780,611-9%3,021--$920$31,553,4811Universal
2Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest$2,749,4956%3,834-299$717$363,839,4404Disney
3John Tucker Must Die$2,236,682-9%2,560--$874$18,973,9491Fox
4Monster House$1,821,65412%3,5530$513$47,483,2372Sony / Columbia
5The Ant Bully$1,515,70320%3,050--$497$11,207,4351Warner Bros.
6You, Me and Dupree$1,072,1316%2,820-317$380$61,206,7493Universal
7Lady in the Water$982,2250%3,2350$304$34,160,8802Warner Bros.
8The Devil Wears Prada$818,86116%1,778-470$461$108,081,1875Fox
9Clerks II$641,632-6%2,1500$298$19,864,7622MGM / Weinstein
10Little Man$625,4823%2,175-362$288$51,416,7473Sony / Columbia