'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 Mon, Nov. 20 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Nov. 20 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Casino Royale (2006)$3,836,857-64%3,434--$1,117$44,670,3611Sony / Columbia
2Happy Feet$3,022,273-75%3,804--$794$44,556,8811Warner Bros.
3Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan$1,368,941-63%2,61145$524$92,125,6833Fox
4The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause$672,260-72%3,359-99$200$52,373,8423Disney
5Stranger Than Fiction$567,755-63%2,2706$250$23,472,1562Sony / Columbia
6Flushed Away$478,913-76%3,307-400$145$49,066,4733Paramount / DreamWorks
7Saw III$299,102-59%1,942-1071$154$75,264,6844Lionsgate
8Babel$267,755-68%1,2510$214$12,285,8504Paramount Vantage
9The Departed$253,051-61%1,611-599$157$114,098,7827Warner Bros.
10Let's Go to Prison$216,399-64%1,495--$145$2,435,7231Universal