That is huge, and easily the biggest opening weekend for any of the principals associated with this film (David Gordon Green, Danny McBride and Jamie Lee Curtis).
Reuniting original star Curtis and the world created by horror filmmaker John Carpenter, the film has collected an estimated $US77.5 million ($109 million) in theatres in the USA and Canada.
Overseas, the film kicked things off with $14.3 million across 23 markets, leading in Mexico with $4.9 million and following behing in the United Kingdom with $3.6 million, bringing its global pull to $91.80 million. "Halloween brings the franchise back to life in a fresh, relevant and fun way that is winning over fans and critics alike". Jamie Lee Curtis returns as Laurie Strode as does Nick Castle as Michael "The Shape" Myers. Halloween also had the tenth best opening for an R-rated movie of any genre. And is the highest grossing horror movie with a female lead.
The film received a "B+" CinemaScore from opening day audiences.
But the kicker? It only cost $10 million to produce.
'Halloween' Slices Up a Monster $77.5 Million Opening
Blast from the past: Jamie Lee Curtis returns as Laurie Strode, who debuted in the 1978 original horror classic Halloween . That said, Halloween did deliver the largest October opening day of all-time, topping Venom's $32.5 million.
NY court orders crypto scammer to pay $3 million
The GBI will have to pay more than $550,000 back to their customers, and the Nicholas Gelfman will pay $492,000 himself. After a while, GBI announced a fake hack that they claimed to have caused the loss of all the investors' fund.
October's box-office receipts continue to impress as "Venom" and "A Star Is Born" deliver healthy numbers in their third outings. "A Star Is Born" pocketed another $19.3 million, while "Venom" follows close behind with $18.1 million for solid domestic totals of $126 million and $171 million, respectively. The film totaled $8.6 million on its second weekend in cinemas and ended up in a terrible fifth place behind Goosebumps 2. In North America, the animated family film has amassed $66 million.
Rounding out the top five is Universal's "First Man", which notched $8.5 million this weekend for a total of $30 million. Damien Chazelle's space epic, which holds a $60-million price tag, dropped roughly 46 percent in its second frame.
Next weekend, Halloween will try to defend its box office title by going up against Lionsgate's submarine action-thriller Hunter Killer, starring Gerard Butler, and PureFlix's faith-based drama Indivisible.
October has never been a particularly strong box office month, but 2018 has helped to change that.
Box office receipts total $9.54 billion so far this year, up about 11 percent from a year earlier, ComCcore reported.
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Baker Mayfield is now attempting to lead the Cleveland Browns to a comeback road victory against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers . But, the overtime was capped off by a game-winning 59-yard field goal by the Bucs, giving the Bucs the 26-23 win.
He said the auto left the area and authorities were checking surveillance video to try to locate it and find those involved. Anyone with information on the shooting is urged to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.
He has been a vocal critic of rapper and Trump supporter Kanye West, who recently visited the president at the White House . She added, "It was a hard decision for me, but I'm proud of myself for being so courageous ".
A strip-sack on Wentz by defensive end Wes Horton ended the Eagles' last-gasp effort and gave Carolina the dramatic victory. A few chunk plays allowed Newton to find tight end Greg Olsen for a 1-yard TD pass.
Organisers are hoping the protest, calling for a final say on the Brexit deal, will be the "biggest, loudest and most important". Britain is scheduled to leave the European Union on March 29, but negotiations have been plagued by disagreements.
Vikings RB ruled out vs. Jet
Jets: RB Bilal Powell was ruled out after injuring his neck during a 2-yard run in the second quarter. Latavius Murray carried the Vikings to victory with a career-high 155 yards and one touchdown.
Ted Cruz campaigns in Central Texas
Voters in Texas and throughout the United States will head to the polls on November 6. On Monday, President Trump will be in Houston to hold a rally for Senator Cruz.
Charlie Collier named CEO of entertainment at Fox
Gary Newman, now chairman and CEO of the network and its sister TV production studio, will leave Fox after the Disney deal closes. He has been general manager of AMC since 2006, becoming president two years later and adding SundanceTV to his remit in 2015.
Apple to host mystery product event on October 30
Leaks and rumors have pointed to a new iPad Pro featuring slimmer bezels and a switch from Lightning to USB-C ports. It's also possible that Apple will update the specs on its iMac computers, which were last updated in June 2017.
China to launch 3 artificial moons in space by 2022
The artificial moon , essentially an illuminated satellite, will hover 500 km above Earth, much closer than the moon's 384 km. While the artificial-moon project sounds like science fiction, something similar has been attempted before.
Trailer for Katie Taylor documentary KATIE released
Will you be going to see KATIE in theaters? "I have trained hard for 10 rounds and I'm in great shape and excited for the fight". At the final press conference, Serrano didn't boast that she would beat Taylor but she did promise to take her the distance.
Clippers' Boban Marjanovic alters rim with monster dunk
Nuggets: Denver was without Isaiah Thomas (right hip surgery), Jarred Vanderbilt (right foot surgery) and Michael Porter Jr. Following the game, Marjanovic spoke to reporters on Thursday and was asked about the play in which he broke the rim.
Postal strike could start Sunday at midnight
The union says they're committed to continuing delivery of pension and social assistance checks, as it has done in the past. However, on Saturday, the corporation refused a proposal to evaluate postal routes by the volume of mail, Gélineau said.