Only costing $10 million to produce, Halloween has earned an estimated $77.5 million this weekend, making it the second biggest October opening ever. That said, Halloween did deliver the largest October opening day of all-time, topping Venom's $32.5 million. The film's opening is also the second largest ever for an R-rated horror, topping the $53.8 million opening for The Nun a month ago and behind It's $123.4 million debut last September.
Blast from the past: Jamie Lee Curtis returns as Laurie Strode, who debuted in the 1978 original horror classic Halloween. Overall, it played to a crowd that was 53% male and 59% were age 25 or older, The film should play well over the coming weeks, especially with its namesake holiday just around the corner.
Overseas, "Halloween" generated $14.3 million from 23 markets for a global start of $91.8 million. The follow-up has garnered some of the best reviews for a series entry yet. Critics liked it a lot (80 percent on Rotten Tomatoes), and audiences dug it as well (the B+ Cinemascore is actually very high for a horror film).
Other films to make the top 10 include social justice drama The Hate u Give with $7.7 million, animated comedy adventure film Smallfoot with $6.7 million, and the neo-noir thriller film Bad Times at the El Royale with $3.5 million. The two hits, along with the strong showing of "A Star Is Born", have contributed to an unusually healthy month for exhibitors and studios. Star came in second place this weekend with $18.9 million.
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.
Ayton, the No. 1 overall pick in the draft, made 8 of 11 shots for 18 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and had six assists. It wasn't until rookie Jalen Brunson of the Mavericks brought the game within 4 points 94-90.
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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.
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.
Top seed Angelique Kerber will face Naomi Osaka, Sloane Stephens and Kiki Bertens in the round-robin phase of the WTA Finals . Simona was forced to retire against Ons Jabeur at the start of Beijing and she had to withdraw from Moscow as well this week.
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I could serve maybe a little bit better, but still, I felt even if I was serving little bit better, he'd still return my serves. The German has so far picked up three titles this year to continue his contention for being the next top player in the sport.
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.
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
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Eric Reid, Malcolm Jenkins get in confrontation
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.
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.
SteamVR Motion Smoothing Reduces Lag on Lower-End PCs
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