"Halloween" made a killing in North America, earning $77.5 million when the slasher film launched in 3,928 locations. "A lot of fans surely came out for the return of the real Michael Myers without any of the prior sequels" baggage and to watch Jamie Lee Curtis as a heavily armed survivor looking to kill her assailant of 40 years ago. The result of the battle (more on that below) seemed to leave the Halloween franchise in a very decisively final place - but now we're learning there was also an alternative plan for how the movie could've ended.
Universal and Blumhouse's Halloween, the 11th entry in the log running horror series, took the box office by storm. Halloween also had the tenth best opening for an R-rated movie of any genre.
Thus far, Halloween is the second-highest opening of all time, falling behind Stephen King's record-breaker, It, released a year ago. On a $10 million budget, the film earned a total of $91.8 million, including global openings. While the last few iterations have been panned, "Halloween" holds a 80 percent average on Rotten Tomatoes and a B+ CinemaScore. "Halloween" cost just $10 million, marking another win for Jason Blum and Blumhouse Productions, who co-financed the film with Miramax. "Audiences are responding to movies big and small right now - You can have your cinematic fast food and fine dining all at once right now". A Star is Born continues to have awesome legs, jumping above Venom and staying in second place with only a 32.2% drop from last weekend. The coming-of-age drama grossed $249,500 during the weekend for a $62,375 per-screen average, with the studio planning to expand next weekend after the strong opening. That brings the film's domestic total to $10.6 million.
Rounding out the top 5 are "Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween" and "First Man", which earned $9.7 and $8.5 million, respectively.
Following behind Mid90s in the indie circuit are Melissa McCarthy's Can You Ever Forgive Me? which raked in $150,000 in five locations, and Paul Dano's directorial debut Wildlife, which opened to $105,614 in four locations.
It also remains unclear if the event will see Apple break the silence over reports of a cheaper and more affordable MacBook Air . The event will take place ahead of the shopping season at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, kicking off at 10am local time.
UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier doesn't think fighting Floyd is a good idea for the Russian UFC star. As far as Nurmagomedov's next fight in UFC, White said the promotion has not given it serious thought.
According to The Associated Press , the boy's father lives next door to the home where the woman left the child . The sheriff's office posted an update Thursday morning saying that the boy's father has been located.
The lefty fireballer provided three scoreless innings in which he allowed two base runners and struck out four. It was a heartbreaking finish for the Brewers, who fell one game shy of making their second trip to the final.
In the U.S. , you can grab the Pixel 3 directly from Google or Project Fi in 64GB guise for $799 or $899 for the 128GB version. Putting a Verizon SIM in it, the phone worked fine - but it complained again as soon as it had another U.S.
The U.S. on Wednesday reiterated willingness to assist Turkey in its investigation of the missing Saudi journalist. The New York Times reported that a suspect identified by Turkey was a frequent companion of the prince's.
Eventually, Bell has to return, right? James Conner has played well in his place, establishing himself as a dual-threat weapon. In the grand scheme of things, the Pittsburgh Steelers probably didn't want to have their bye week this week.
But Harry wasn't having it, simply telling them: "I'm in the middle of a conversation, and I'm not going to leave this". The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have landed in Fiji for a three-day visit as their tour of the South Pacific continues.
The 24-year-old was arrested in front of the Gothic Theater around 2:00 this morning after Von Miller's Halloween party here. Kelly committed to Ole Miss in December 2014 and was named a starting quarterback his first year there.
Lionel Messi's injury couldn't deter the home side against a Sevilla outfit who were again very vulnerable in defence. At first Barca seemed unconcerned by Messi's injury, with Ousmane Dembele taking an age to warm up.
Cowboys make big trade for wide receiver Amari Cooper
That came after teams had been contacting the Raiders about a deal since the offseason, and after the aforementioned Eagles offer. But few believed the Cowboys were desperate enough to give away their future first round pick in an attempt to save their season.
Prince Harry and Meghan arrive in hot Fiji for 3-day visit
Both Meghan and Harry will speak at their university engagement, which will be live-streamed to other unis in the Pacific region. The duke and duchess are expected to catch some of the final events when they return to the harbour city on Friday.
Trump and Bolton try to dismantle the INF Treaty
Speaking after his meeting with Patrushev, Bolton said the Russians had insisted that Moscow did not violate the treaty. Beijing is not a signatory to the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF ). "We're going to pull out".
Bears vs. Patriots: Rob Gronkowski out for Week 7
The performance was the continuation of promising play for Gordon, whom the Patriots traded for earlier this season. He seemed to be overthrowing his receivers in the first half, and in the second half, he was under throwing them.
Relatives of India Train Accident Victims Stage Protests
Following the accident, a large number of people rushed to the site and shouted at railway officials for not taking precautions. Top police officials have also been asked to stay in Amritsar till they are required to ensure that the situation stabilises.
Blackout Player Count Tweaked And Other Black Ops 4 Changes
We've made a decision to roundup all the most current reviews from the major outlets in one spot for your reading pleasure. That isn't really saying very much though, given that many players abandoned the PC version of Call of Duty years ago.
IPhone XR pre-orders start today
The only difference is how the phones zoom.The iPhone XR lacks a telephoto lens, so it can only achieve 3x digital zoom. Like its 2019 siblings, it's powered by the A12 Bionic chip . iPhone XR preorders kicked off this morning at 12:01 a.m.
Turkey to reveal details of probe into Khashoggi’s killing
Democratic Representative Adam Schiff of California said Saudi Arabia's claim that Mr Khashoggi died in a brawl was not credible. Mr Trump initially said he believed the Saudi account, but has now said he still does not know where Mr Khashoggi's body is.
Theresa May is in a perilous bind on Brexit
But the idea is controversial among May's eurosceptic Conservative MPs, who fear it is simply a way of delaying Britain's exit. It might be hard for May to convince her Cabinet and parliament of an extension of the transition period, however.
Thousands of migrants reach Mexico border
However, the caravan reportedly is still on its way to reach Mexico's southern border and then to the southern border of the US. The threat followed another one earlier this week to cut off aid to Central American countries if the migrants weren't stopped.