'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, May. 28 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, May. 28 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End$25,069,652-27%4,362--$5,747$153,044,0081Disney
2Shrek the Third$13,970,832-23%4,17250$3,349$217,351,1532Paramount / DreamWorks
3Spider-Man 3$3,776,122-25%3,723-601$1,014$307,751,2604Sony / Columbia
4Bug (2007)$770,912-25%1,661--$464$4,017,8411Lionsgate
528 Weeks Later$736,084-22%2,013-292$366$24,402,2343Fox Atomic
6Georgia Rule$541,144-19%1,904-627$284$16,832,0953Universal
7Disturbia$500,786-26%1,632-915$307$74,941,5397Paramount / DreamWorks