'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 Fri, Apr. 27 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Apr. 27 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Disturbia$3,265,533333%3,04732$1,072$46,350,2653Paramount / DreamWorks
2The Invisible$3,024,060--2,019--$1,498$3,024,0601Disney
4Fracture$2,086,121172%2,4430$854$16,349,2402New Line
5Blades of Glory$1,690,311239%3,056-403$553$104,577,5375Paramount / DreamWorks
6Hot Fuzz$1,564,061223%1,272447$1,230$9,291,2762Rogue
7Vacancy$1,397,301178%2,5510$548$11,065,3972Sony / Screen Gems
8The Condemned (2007)$1,333,080--2,310--$577$1,333,0801Lionsgate
9Meet the Robinsons$1,297,708229%2,461-542$527$84,814,2645Disney
10In the Land of Women$991,320229%2,1550$460$6,901,3662Warner Bros.