'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 Sun, Apr. 1 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Apr. 1 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Blades of Glory$8,312,601-33%3,372--$2,465$33,012,8531Paramount / DreamWorks
2Meet the Robinsons$7,224,911-30%3,413--$2,117$25,124,0841Disney
3300$3,453,079-26%3,004-276$1,149$179,942,7244Warner Bros.
4TMNT$2,716,148-32%3,12010$871$38,502,2682Warner Bros.
6Wild Hogs$2,144,981-46%3,200-201$670$135,631,0495Disney
7Premonition$1,272,466-44%2,474-357$514$39,458,2413Sony / Columbia
8The Last Mimzy$1,158,543-27%3,0170$384$16,014,0852New Line
9The Hills Have Eyes II (2007)$1,149,575-33%2,46518$466$16,070,8562Fox Atomic
10Reign Over Me$1,029,508-35%1,6710$616$13,464,9492Sony / Columbia