'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, Mar. 27 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Mar. 27 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1300$1,707,928-6%3,28010$521$165,232,1393Warner Bros.
2TMNT$1,294,776-9%3,110--$416$26,978,7951Warner Bros.
4Wild Hogs$932,2816%3,40141$274$125,121,1834Disney
5Premonition$664,6725%2,8310$235$32,953,2182Sony / Columbia
6The Hills Have Eyes II (2007)$583,867-12%2,447--$239$10,930,0711Fox Atomic
7Reign Over Me$560,512-2%1,671--$335$8,592,0321Sony / Columbia
8The Last Mimzy$554,456-3%3,017--$184$11,151,4571New Line
9Dead Silence$234,249-7%1,8061$130$13,700,8442Universal
10I Think I Love My Wife$219,1343%1,79418$122$10,480,4242Fox Searchlight