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Box Office: THE MARTIAN beats PAN and THE WALK in second weekend

20th Century Fox’s The Martian, directed by Ridley Scott and starring Matt Damon, remained on top of the box office in its second weekend with $37 million, a drop of just 31.9% from its opening weekend. The adaptation of the best-selling book by Andy Weir has already earned $108.7 million domestically. Internationally, the sci-fi film added $56.8 million for an overseas total of $117.8 million and worldwide sum of $226.5 million. It was made for about $108 million.

Box Office: THE MARTIAN opens with impressive $55m

Starring Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jeff Daniels and many more, The Martian received raves from its Toronto International Film Festival premiere and after an $18 million opening day on Friday (with $2.5 million in Thursday previews), it’s being estimated at $55 million for its opening weekend, which is just below that October record set by Gravity.

THE MARTIAN reveals a new trailer

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. Millions of miles away, NASA and a team of international scientists work tirelessly to bring “the Martian” home, while his crewmates concurrently plot a daring, if not impossible rescue mission. As these stories of incredible bravery unfold, the world comes together to root for Watney’s safe return.

The Martian first trailer and poster arrive

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. Millions of miles away, NASA and a team of international scientists work tirelessly to bring “the Martian” home, while his crewmates concurrently plot a daring, if not impossible rescue mission. As these stories of incredible bravery unfold, the world comes together to root for Watney’s safe return. Based on a best-selling novel, and helmed by master director Ridley Scott, THE MARTIAN features a star studded cast that includes Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara, Michael Peña, Jeff Daniels, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Donald Glover.