'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, Oct. 19 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Oct. 19 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
130 Days of Night$6,251,852--2,855--$2,190$6,251,8521Sony / Columbia
2Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married?$3,461,853199%2,03423$1,702$30,226,0742Lionsgate
3The Game Plan$2,426,300296%3,301173$735$63,453,7714Disney
4Michael Clayton$2,249,318172%2,58574$870$17,135,2283Warner Bros.
5The Comebacks$2,123,896--2,812--$755$2,123,8961Fox Atomic
6Gone Baby Gone$1,936,365--1,713--$1,130$1,936,3651Miramax
7We Own the Night$1,817,466142%2,3620$769$16,101,9822Sony / Columbia
8Rendition$1,422,199--2,250--$632$1,422,1991New Line
9The Heartbreak Kid$1,259,919121%2,782-451$453$29,470,5463Paramount / DreamWorks
10Elizabeth: The Golden Age$1,003,385128%2,0065$500$9,078,4712Universal