Halloween scares up a strong Box Office opening

Universal’s new Halloween flick starring Jamie Lee Curtis slayed audiences over the weekend with a huge $77.5 million opening. The opening is the second largest October opening of all time. The film had just at $10 million budget.

The rest of the top five remained mostly the same with the films playing musical chairs. Warner Bros.’ A Star is Born starring Lady Gaga stayed at the #2 spot with another $19.3 million at the box office. Sony’s anti-hero flick Venom dropped two spots to the #3 spot taking in another $18.1 million. Venom as taken in just forth of $170 million in three weeks.

Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween held on to the #4 with another $9.7 million while Universal’s First Man dropped to fifth place with another $8.6 million.

  1. Halloween (Universal) $77.5 million
  2. A Star is Born (Warner Bros.) $19.3 million
  3. Venom (Sony) $18.1 million
  4. Goosebumps 2 (Sony) $9.7 million
  5. First Man (Universal) $8.6 million

Next weekend will see Lionsgate/Summit’s action film Hunter Killer arrive in theatres in wide release. Pure Flix will also open the drama Indivisible in theatres.

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