'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 Sat, Oct. 20 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Oct. 20 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
130 Days of Night$5,879,753-6%2,855--$2,059$12,131,6051Sony / Columbia
2Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married?$5,712,58565%2,03423$2,809$35,938,6592Lionsgate
3The Game Plan$3,811,98857%3,301173$1,155$67,265,7594Disney
4Michael Clayton$2,976,33632%2,58574$1,151$20,111,5643Warner Bros.
5The Comebacks$2,350,77111%2,812--$836$4,474,6671Fox Atomic
6Gone Baby Gone$2,299,47219%1,713--$1,342$4,235,8371Miramax
7We Own the Night$2,262,54824%2,3620$958$18,364,5302Sony / Columbia
8Rendition$1,670,15417%2,250--$742$3,092,3531New Line
9The Heartbreak Kid$1,626,72729%2,782-451$585$31,097,2733Paramount / DreamWorks
10Elizabeth: The Golden Age$1,334,01133%2,0065$665$10,412,4822Universal