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Halloween Slashes Its Way To The Top Of The Weekend Box Office

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LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) — Just in time for everyone’s favorite spooky holiday, Universal’s revival of the John Carpenter horror classic Halloween debuted to a $91m worldwide opening.

Directed by David Gordon Green, Halloween stars Jamie Lee Curtis, and Nick Castle, who both reprise their roles from the 1978 original as the intrepid Laurie Strode and the villainous Michael Myers.

Halloween, which cost just an (estimated) $15 million to make, landed favorably with both the critics and movie-going public, earning $77.5M in North American theaters for its debut weekend.

Meanwhile, Sony’s Venom cleared $50.4 worldwide, and A Star Is Born continued to perform, earning $42.1M worldwide for the weekend.

The top 12 worldwide weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, October 21, are below.

1. Halloween – Universal – $91.8M
2. Venom – Sony – $50.4M
3. Star Is Born, A – Warner Bros. – $42.1M
4. First Man – Universal – $22.0M
5. Smallfoot – Warner Bros. – $20.6M
6. Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween – Sony – $15.9M
7. Project Gutenberg – Multiple – $14.7M
8. Hate U Give, The – 20th Century Fox – $7.5M
9. Night School – Universal – $6.5M
10. Bad Times At The El Royale – 20th Century Fox – $5.8M
11. Spy Who Dumped Me, The – Lionsgate – $5.7M
12. Lost, Found – Multiple – $5.3M

The top 12 domestic weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, October 21, are below.

1. Halloween – Universal – $77.5M
2. Star Is Born, A – Warner Bros. – $19.3M
3. Venom – Sony – $18.1M
4. Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween – Sony – $9.7M
5. First Man – Universal – $8.6M
6. Hate U Give, The – 20th Century Fox – $7.5M
7. Smallfoot – Warner Bros. – $6.6M
8. Night School – Universal – $5.0M
9. Bad Times At The El Royale – 20th Century Fox – $3.3M
10. Old Man & The Gun, The – Fox Searchlight – $2.0M
11. House With A Clock In Its Walls, The – Universal – $1.7M
12. MET Opera: Samson Et Dalila (2018) – Fathom Events – $1.2M

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