• ‘Halloween' Slaughters the Competition

    27 days ago - By TheHDRoom

    He's baaaaaack.
    The return of the unstoppable killer Michael Myers sliced and diced its way to a monster opening this weekend at the North America box office. Riding waves of hype, decent reviews and four decades of nostalgia, Universal's Halloween came very close to breaking Venom 's recent record for October's biggest opening ever.
    Thanks to an October that's been playing more like a June or July, the top ten continued on a torrid pace. This weekend, business was up 25% over last weekend and a massive 106% over last year at this time when Boo 2! A Madea Halloween opened in the top spot...
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  • 'Halloween' earned $77.5 million over the weekend, the biggest opening ever for the franchise

    'Halloween' earned $77.5 million over the weekend, the biggest opening ever for the franchise

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

    "Halloween," the new direct sequel to the 1978 classic original, took in an estimated $77.5 million over the weekend.
    It's the biggest opening even in the franchise and for a movie produced by Blumhouse Productions.
    "Halloween" is the second-biggest opening for a horror movie, behind 2017's "It" .
    Michael Myers showed this weekend he can still get butts in the seats. Director David Gordon Green's sequel to John Carpenter's legendary original 1978 movie, which he penned with Danny McBride, brought in an estimated $77.5 million.
    That's the biggest opening ever for the "Halloween" franchise...
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