'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 Thu, Mar. 29 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Mar. 29 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1300$1,663,6503%3,28010$507$168,507,9513Warner Bros.
2TMNT$1,134,143-2%3,110--$365$29,269,7941Warner Bros.
4Wild Hogs$918,497-1%3,40141$270$126,968,3074Disney
5Premonition$664,7976%2,8310$235$34,244,4682Sony / Columbia
6Reign Over Me$522,3011%1,671--$313$9,630,5881Sony / Columbia
7The Last Mimzy$512,030-4%3,017--$170$12,196,8071New Line
8The Hills Have Eyes II (2007)$470,803-3%2,447--$192$11,885,2711Fox Atomic
9Dead Silence$225,6094%1,8061$125$14,143,4422Universal
10Bridge to Terabithia$215,505-2%2,010-1081$107$79,708,9016Disney