'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, Jun. 8 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jun. 8 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ocean's Thirteen$13,178,989--3,565--$3,697$13,178,9891Warner Bros.
2Knocked Up$6,197,14185%2,8765$2,155$52,420,7152Universal
3Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End$6,166,95385%4,002-360$1,541$238,464,1553Disney
4Surf's Up$5,804,574--3,528--$1,645$5,804,5741Sony / Columbia
5Shrek the Third$4,422,11777%3,925-184$1,127$270,568,1144Paramount / DreamWorks
6Hostel Part II$3,381,500--2,350--$1,439$3,381,5001Lionsgate
7Mr. Brooks$1,463,95482%2,4530$597$15,147,3942MGM
8Spider-Man 3$1,240,11772%2,570-832$483$322,516,7726Sony / Columbia