Halloween Slashes Competition with $77.5 Million Debut
Halloween Slashes Competition with $77.5 Million Debut
Halloween review – a slasher classic you just can't kill off
24 October, 2018, 05:01
That means director David Gordon Green's sequel/reboot is not just the highest-grossing film in the decades-spanning Halloween franchise, but the biggest opening for a slasher movieever, adjusted for inflation.
North American moviegoers really like to be scared, and Universal gleefully accommodated them this weekend as its new release Halloween registered an impressive $76.2 million (Sh7.7 billion) in ticket sales, industry tracker Exhibitor Relations reported Monday. "A lot of fans surely came out for the return of the real Michael Myers without any of the prior sequels" baggage and to watch Jamie Lee Curtis as a heavily armed survivor looking to kill her assailant of 40 years ago.
For all the twists and plot inventions that filmmakers have been throwing at us over the years-from sibling surprises and unwanted backstories to psychic connections and unusual cults-the Halloween movies remain popular for one simple reason. The box office was looking sharp after going under the knife!
Jamie Lee Curtis'Halloween made a killing in its debut weekend at the box office! Halloween had the second-best start for an R-rated horror film after last year's It, and still maintains the second-highest October debut after Venom took that record earlier this month.
"It was the biggest opening for any movie with a woman over 55", she said.
Horror-master John Carpenter was executive producer and was joined by lead producer Jason Blum (Get Out and The Purge), so you can probably see why the film is doing so well. Plus, the critics have liked it, the film now at 80 percent on Rotten Tomatoes. The horror film headlined a massive weekend overall weekend, that saw the top twelve combine for over $160 million, making this the second largest October weekend ever.
Meanwhile, Fox expanded YA drama "The Hate U Give" to 2,303 screens.
In fourth was another seasonal offering, Sony's Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween, at $9.7 million (Sh981 million). That brings the film's domestic total to $10.6 million. That said, Halloween did deliver the largest October opening day of all-time, topping Venom's $32.5 million.
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PHOTO: The bodies of 11 infants were discovered at the shuttered Cantrell Funeral Home in Detroit on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. The remains of 10 fetuses and an infant were found hidden in the ceiling of a former Detroit funeral home last week.
Cody Bellinger hit a two-run homer in the top of the second inning to give Los Angeles a 2-1 lead it would never give back. When Brewers ace Josh Hader entered the game in the third inning, he pinch-hit for outfielder Joc Pederson .
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