'Halloween' knocks 'Venom' off global box office top spot | Inquirer Entertainment

‘Halloween’ knocks ‘Venom’ off global box office top spot

/ 06:11 PM October 22, 2018

Image: Universal Pictures International France via AFP Relaxnews

Freshly released in the United States, the horror movie — which sees Jamie Lee Curtis return to the franchise — tops the global box office for the weekend of Oct. 21, grossing over $90 million (around P4.8 billion) and knocking “Venom” into second place.

Out Friday, Oct. 19 in U.S. theaters, “Halloween” is already proving a hit with moviegoers. The picture, directed by David Gordon Green, tops the North American box office and grossed $91.8 million (about P4.9 billion) worldwide over the weekend, flying high above “Venom”, which drops to second place in the global ranking with $50.4 million (around P2.7 billion). That film, starring Tom Hardy and Michelle Williams, has grossed a total of $461.8 million (about P24.8 billion) since its theatrical release.


Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut, “A Star is Born”, stays in the top three, grossing $42.1 million (around P2.2 billion) over the weekend. The Neil Armstrong biopic “First Man”, starring Ryan Gosling and Claire Foy, drops to fourth place grossing almost $22 million (about P1.1 billion).


Global box-office top 10:

1. “Halloween”: $91.8 million

2. “Venom”: $50.4 million

3. “A Star is Born”: $42.1 million

4. “First Man”: $21.96 million

5. “Smallfoot”: $20.6 million


6. “Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween”: $15.9 million

7. “Project Gutenberg”: $14.7 million

8. “The Hate U Give”: $7.5 million

9. “Night School”: $6.5 million

10. “Bad Times At The El Royale”: $5.8 million



‘Halloween’ scares up big box-office numbers in North America

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