'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 Tue, Aug. 28 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 28 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Superbad$2,184,898-10%2,9480$741$73,220,4172Sony / Columbia
2The Bourne Ultimatum$1,086,755-2%3,679-22$295$187,444,3764Universal
3Rush Hour 3$917,672-4%3,408-370$269$110,351,5373New Line
4Mr. Bean's Holiday$891,5574%1,714--$520$11,639,1901Universal
6The Nanny Diaries$729,5383%2,629--$277$8,921,6741MGM / Weinstein
8The Simpsons Movie$422,588-4%2,600-562$163$174,217,8085Fox
9Hairspray (2007)$401,0865%2,016-373$199$108,072,4306New Line
10The Invasion$314,0431%2,7760$113$12,098,2052Warner Bros.