‘The Grinch’ Steals Box Office Weekend With Stellar $66 Million Debut

Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch was the top earner over the weekend, taking in $66 million and easily besting second place finisher Bohemian Rhapsody ($30.8 million). The Girl in the Spider’s Web had a weak showing with just $8.015 million and a fifth place finish. This weekend’s Top 10:

  1. Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch – Animated feature takes in $66 million.
  2. Bohemian Rhapsody Freddie Mercury’s story rocked enough people with $30.8 million.
  3. Overlord – WWII horror film makes $10.1 million.
  4. The Nutcracker and the Four Realms – Fantasy film collects $9.5 million.
  5. The Girl in the Spider’s Web – Film has a dismal debut with 8.015 million.
  6. A Star Is Born – Music drama takes in $8 million.
  7. Nobody’s FoolTiffany Haddish comedy makes $6.5 million.
  8. Venom Tom Hardy headlined comic book feature takes in $4.8 million.
  9. Halloween – Horror flick collects $3.8 million.
  10. The Hate U Give – Drama collects $1 million

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‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Bests Box Office Comers With $50 Million Debut

Rami Malek is receiving praise for his work as Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, and Bohemian Rhapsody is riding on that acclaim as it debuted at the #1 spot with $50 million. Fellow newcomer The Nutcracker and the Four Realms was far behind at #2. Here’s the top 10:

  1. Bohemian RhapsodyQueen biopic takes in $50 million.
  2. The Nutcracker and the Four Realms – Disney flick manages $20 million in debut.
  3. Nobody’s FoolTiffany Haddish comedy makes $14 million.
  4. A Star Is Born Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga continue to captivate audiences with $11.1 million.
  5. Halloween – Horror film takes in $11 million and has grossed over $150 million worldwide.
  6. Venom – Comic book feature rakes in $7.9 million.
  7. Smallfoot – Animated movie grosses $3.89 million.
  8. Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween – Family feature collects $3.7 million.
  9. Hunter KillerGerard Butler’s latest checks in at #9 with $3.5 million.
  10. The Hate U Give – Drama collects $3.4 million.

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‘Halloween’ Continues To Slash Box Office Competitors With $32 Million Weekend

 

Halloween was the #1 film over the weekend with a $32 million take, easily beating out A Star Is Born (#2, $14.1 million). The Gerard Butler submarine film Hunter Killer had a disappointing debut with just $6.6 million and a fifth place finish. The top 10:

  1. Halloween – Michael Myers and Jamie Lee Curtis continue their box office reign with $32 million.
  2. A Star Is BornBradley Cooper and Lady Gaga pairing continues to work with $14.1 million.
  3. VenomTom Hardy comic book film has amassed over $187 million domestically and this weekend it makes $10 million.
  4. Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween – Family film makes $7.5 million.
  5. Hunter Killer Gerard Butler flick takes in $6.6 million.
  6. The Hate U Give – Drama collects $5.1 million.
  7. First Man – Space film makes $4.9 million.
  8. Smallfoot – Animated movie collects $4.75 million.
  9. Night School – Comedy rakes in $3.25 million.
  10. Mid90s Jonah Hill directed feature, which is getting tons of acclaim, makes $3 million.

 

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‘Halloween’ Has Stellar Box Office Debut With $77 Million Weekend

Halloween was the resounding #1 over the weekend as it made $77 million, making Michael Myers (and Jamie Lee Curtis) this weekend’s box office king and queen. Coming in a distant second was A Star Is Born with $19.3 million. Here’s this weekend’s top 10:

  1. Halloween – Film checks in with $77 million and to date it’s grossed over $91 million
  2. A Star Is Born – Epic drama has made over $201 million. This weekend it makes $19.3 million.

3. VenomTom Hardy headlined comic book flick collects $18.1 million.
4. Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween – Family flick makes $9.7 million.
5. First ManRyan Gosling feature centering on Neil Armstrong makes $8.6 million.
6. The Hate U Give – Drama collects $7.5 million.
7. Smallfoot – Animated feature checks in with $6.6 million worth of business
8. Night SchoolTiffany Haddish and Kevin Hart comedy is still going strong with $5 million.
9. Bad Times at the El Royale – Box office disappointment makes just $3.3 million in its second weekend.
10. The Old Man & The GunRobert Redford feature collects $2 million.

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‘Venom’ Continues Dominating Box Office Run With $35 Million Weekend

Venom was the #1 film for a second straight week in a row as it made $35.7 million. A Star Is Born was a close second with $28 million with the Ryan Gosling as Neil Armstrong flick First Man managed just a third place debut with a mediocre $16.5 million. Here’s the top 10:

  1. Venom – It’s made over $378 million worldwide and this weekend it takes in $35.7 million.
  2. A Star Is Born – Feature takes in $28 million in its second weekend.
  3. First Man – Astronaut feature has lukewarm debut with $16.5 million.
  4. Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween – Sequel to hit feature collects $16.2 million.
  5. Smallfoot – Animated feature makes $9.3 million.
  6. Night School Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish makes $8 million.
  7. Bad Times At The El Royale – Movie has a poor showing in its opening weekend with $7.2 million.
  8. The House With A Clock In Its WallsCate Blanchett and Jack Black feature checks in with $3.97 million.
  9. The Hate U Give – Drama takes in $1.76 million.
  10. A Simple Favor – Comedy thriller, which has made over $83 million, makes $1.3 million

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‘Venom’ Is Biggest Box Office “Star” With 80 Million Weekend

Lukewarm reviews (it has a 31% rating on Rotten Tomatoes) didn’t dissuade viewers for showing up for Venom, as the Sony Pictures feature silenced naysayers with a resounding $80 million weekend. Though it was miles behind at second place, A Star Is Born also had a stellar outing with a $41.2 million take. This weekend’s top 10 is as follows:

  1. VenomTom Hardy outdoes his Bane stint as the titular character. $80 million.
  2. A Star Is BornBradley Cooper scores with his feature directing debut. $41.2 million.
  3. Smallfoot – Animated feature takes in $14.9 million.
  4. Night SchoolKevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish comedy collects $12.2 million and to date it’s made over $46 million domestically.
  5. The House With A Clock In Its WallsCate Blanchett and Jack Black flick collects $7.3 million. The feature, which has a $42 million budget, has made over $79 million internationally.
  6. A Simple Favor – Comedy/thriller with Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively garners $3.4 million worth of business.
  7. The Nun – Horror film checks in with $2.6 million and has made over $113 million domestically.
  8. Hell Fest – Feature scares up $2.1 million.
  9. Crazy Rich Asians – One of this year’s biggest surprises, thanks to its worldwide take of over $225 million, collects $2 million
  10. The Predator – Box office disappointment makes $900,000.

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