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.
|#||Title||Wed, Jan. 9 2008||Locations||Avg.||Total||Wks.||Dist.|
|2||National Treasure: Book of Secrets||$1,179,630||-10%||3,762||-70||$314||$174,668,967||3||Disney|
|3||I Am Legend||$983,001||-8%||3,648||12||$269||$231,169,843||4||Warner Bros.|
|4||P.S. I Love You||$714,102||-3%||2,471||7||$289||$41,319,918||3||Warner Bros.|
|5||Charlie Wilson's War||$700,523||-3%||2,594||19||$270||$54,549,715||3||Universal|
|6||Alvin and the Chipmunks||$520,756||-9%||3,462||-22||$150||$178,133,492||4||Fox|
|7||Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street||$504,030||-8%||1,249||0||$404||$40,186,988||3||Paramount / DreamWorks|
|8||One Missed Call||$456,363||-10%||2,240||--||$204||$14,058,074||1||Warner Bros.|
|9||Aliens vs. Predator - Requiem||$362,111||-10%||2,617||6||$138||$38,239,192||2||Fox|
|10||The Great Debaters||$324,429||0%||1,290||119||$251||$22,953,956||2||MGM / Weinstein|