Freshly released in the US, the horror movie — which sees Jamie Lee Curtis return to the franchise — tops the global box office for the weekend of October 21, grossing over $90M and knocking “Venom” into second place.
Out October 19 in US theaters, “Halloween” is already proving a hit with moviegoers. The picture, directed by David Gordon Green, tops the North American box office and grossed $91.8M worldwide over the weekend, flying high above “Venom,” which drops to second place in the global ranking with $50.4M. That film, starring Tom Hardy and Michelle Williams, has grossed a total of $461.8M since its theatrical release.
Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut, “A Star is Born,” stays in the top three, grossing $42.1M over the weekend. The Neil Armstrong biopic “First Man,” starring Ryan Gosling and Claire Foy, drops to fourth place grossing almost $22M.
Global box-office top 10:
01. Halloween: $91.8M
02. Venom: $50.4M
03. A Star is Born: $42.1M
04. First Man: $21.96M
05. Smallfoot: $20.6M
06. Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween: $15.9M
07. Project Gutenberg: $14.7M
08. The Hate U Give: $7.5M
09. Night School: $6.5M
10. Bad Times At The El Royale: $5.8M