With 10 days to go until the holiday, including another weekend, the studio expects "Halloween" to enjoy a much longer life than typical horror films that usually drop off significantly after the first weekend. It is also the biggest installment from the franchise and the second-biggest debut for a R-rated horror feature behind September 2017's "It", according to Box Office Mojo.
Halloween recounts the return of homicidal masked figure Michael Myers (Nick Castle) 40 years after he set off on a bloody Halloween night killing spree.
Varietyreports that Gordon Green's Halloween shattered the franchise opening record, previously held by the 2007 Rob Zombie reboot ($26 million), and is already the biggest-grossing Halloween movie of all time.
For all the twists and plot inventions that filmmakers have been throwing at us over the years-from sibling surprises and unwanted backstories to psychic connections and unusual cults-the Halloween movies remain popular for one simple reason. While it succeeded at box office upon release, the film isn't remembered as a classic.
Curtis shared the news in a tweet, writing that she's "going for one BOAST post".
The film, which was made for a relatively small $10 million, trailed only Venom for largest October box-office opening. In fact, until this weekend, Jamie Lee Curtis' biggest opening weekend was $29 million for Beverly Hills Chihuahua.
"I am enormously proud of this film", saidJason Blum of Blumhouse Productions, who co-financed the film with Miramax. "Biggest Halloween opening ever#womengetthingsdone", she continued. It earned an 80% score on review site Rotten Tomatoes.
Meanwhile, Fox expanded YA drama "The Hate U Give" to 2,303 screens. After "Venom's" two-week reign atop domestic box office charts, Sunday estimates show Sony's superhero movie led by Tom Hardy was narrowly defeated by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper's "A Star Is Born" for second place.
Trump resumes 'Pocahontas' moniker after Warren DNA test
What was the percentage, for instance, of Warren's Native American background? But Elizabeth Warren is not Native American. Based on these results, her father's parents would have had to identify her from her 1/512 native heritage.
Damien Chazelle's Neil Armstrong biopic "First Man" tumbled to fifth place in its second weekend earning $8.6 million, down 46 percent from its launch.
Around 5,000 Central American migrants are attempting to enter the USA , despite Mexican efforts to stop them at the border. It is yet unknown whether it will affect the caravan's progress by that time.
The keynote, which will start at 10 am EDT, is expected to focus on a refreshed lineup of iPads and Mac computers. It doesn't really tell us much but according to speculation, one of it will be its all new iPad Pro for 2018.
A viral video of a woman abandoning a toddler on the doorstep of a home in Spring, Texas , had police desperate to find answers. The father said the woman in the video is a friend and dropped the child off at a neighbor's house instead of his.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 launched last week and, according to figures from Activision , it's already been a huge success. ACTIVISION, CALL OF DUTY , and CALL OF DUTY BLACK OPS are trademarks of Activision Publishing, Inc.
In that case, an anonymous letter led state regulators to the building that housed the Cantrell Funeral Home. Police discovered the bodies of 36 fetuses and infants when they raided the Perry Funeral Home on Friday.
Eden Hazard says he could finish his career at Chelsea despite speculation linking him with a move to Real Madrid next summer. Eden Hazard can become the world's best player by staying at Chelsea , according to Blues boss Maurizio Sarri.
The thought of facing Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Abbas is not one that Michael Vaughan particularly enjoys. Following this, Australia will host India for a three-match T20I and ODI series and a four-match Test series.
Barca will hope the injury to their star player is not serious, particularly with a handful of hard fixtures coming up. Icardi also discussed his future, having been linked with Champions League holders Real Madrid and Chelsea.
Hurricane Willa, churning off central Mexico's Pacific coast, strengthened on Sunday night to a unsafe Category 4 storm, the U.S. While Willa is expected to weaken before making landfall, it may still pose major hazards.
Just like the iPhone XS devices, the new iPhone XR also sports an edge-to-edge display with a notch on the top. Starting today, Walmart customers can preorder the iPhone XR at Walmart.com for in-store pickup next week.
Oakland Raiders WR Amari Cooper Traded To Dallas Cowboys
ESPN's Adam Schefter confirmed the deal, and reports Dallas will be sending a first round pick back to Oakland for Cooper. We knew the 3-4 Dallas Cowboys were desperate following the divisional loss against the Washington Redskins on Sunday.
Angela Merkel puts on hold arms sales to Saudi Arabia
In the Fox News interview, Jubeir called the killing "a huge and grave mistake" and offered condolences to Khashoggi's family. Things went wrong from the start as the team overstepped their orders and quickly employed violence, the official said.
Magnitude 6.8 quake strikes off the coast of Canada
Aftershocks are already following the terrifying wave of earthquakes, with a 4.9 magnitude tremor hitting the area at 7.36am BST. Government Agency BC has acknowledged the multiple earthquakes, but says there is no reports of damage or injury.
17 reported killed after train derails in Taiwan
A popular tourist train overturned in the southern mountains in April 2011 after a large tree fell into its path. Bodies were seen being carried out of the wrecked carriages by rescue workers earlier Sunday evening.
China GDP growth slows to weakest pace since Q1 2009
The growth figure for the July to September quarter was 6.5% from a year earlier, the National Bureau of Statistics said. Experts are projecting that growth will slow further in the fourth quarter as U.S. tariffs take a toll on exports.