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Halloween Holds On At The Top Of The Weekend Box Office

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LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) — For the second week in a row, Universal’s revival of the Halloween franchise took the top spot for weekend box office revenue, pulling in $32m in North America and $57.6m worldwide, according to comScore.

Halloween, which saw Jamie Lee Curtis and Donald Pleasence reprise their roles from the 1978 horror cult classic, dipped 58% in its second weekend but has grossed over $126 million in just ten days.

In second place for the weekend was the musical A Star Is Born, which added a respectable $31.7M worldwide, bringing its global cume topping $253 million from 75 markets.

New films this week included Lionsgate’s release of Summit’s Hunter Killer, which broke into the top 5 in North America, where it earned just $6.7M.

The Jonah Hill comedy Mid90s also opened this weekend, generating just $3m in its North American debut.

In all, it’s been a pretty good month for worldwide grosses topping a record-breaking $785 million with October not even quite over yet.

The top 12 worldwide weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, October 28, are below.

  1. Halloween – Universal – $57.6M
  2. Star Is Born, A – Warner Bros. – $31.7M
  3. Venom – Sony – $28.1M
  4. Smallfoot – Warner Bros. – $22.1M
  5. Predator, The – 20th Century Fox – $20.7M
  6. Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween – Sony – $17.8M
  7. Bohemian Rhapsody – 20th Century Fox – $12.2M
  8. First Man – Universal – $11.2M
  9. Hunter Killer – Multiple – $9.8M
  10. Johnny English Strikes Again – Universal – $8.7M
  11. Rampant – Multiple – $7.9M
  12. Grand Bain, Le – Multiple – $7.8M

The top 12 domestic weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, October 28, are below.

  1. Halloween – Universal – $32.0M
  2. Star Is Born, A – Warner Bros. – $14.1M
  3. Venom – Sony – $10.8M
  4. Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween – Sony – $7.5M
  5. Hunter Killer – Lionsgate – $6.7M
  6. Hate U Give, The – 20th Century Fox – $5.1M
  7. First Man – Universal – $4.9M
  8. Smallfoot – Warner Bros. – $4.8M
  9. Night School – Universal – $3.3M
  10. Mid90s – A24 – $3.0M
  11. Old Man & The Gun, The – Fox Searchlight – $1.8M
  12. Johnny English Strikes Again – Universal – $1.6M

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