“Halloween” still leads the North American box office for its second week in theaters, with 32 million dollars in revenue this weekend, according to provisional figures of the specialized company Exhibitor Relations. The film dropped, or 58 percent since the opening weekend.
This makes it the most successful episode in the series. Also if you take into account inflation, the sequel, on the point of the original transcend. With the small budget of 10 million dollars, the film is a total of 126,7 million dollars collected since its release last week.
The vintage “Halloween”movie from David Gordon Green marks the return of the masked killer Michael Myers, who returns to Laurie Strode, still played by Jamie Lee Curtis, the sole survivor of a horrornacht, forty years earlier.
“A Star is Born”, the third remake of 1937, remained on the second place of the podium, with 14.1 million dollars. The movie with Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper in the lead role collected since its release four weeks ago 148,7 million dollars. For Cooper it is the first time in the regiestoel. The actor plays the role of an alcoholic country singer who falls in love with a singer.
The rest of the top five consists mainly of players of the past few weeks: “Venom” (10.8 million) and “Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween” ($7.5 million). At five came the action-packed movie with Gary Oldman, “Hunter Killer”, with 6.7 million dollars.
In arthouse circles threw horror big eyes. Luca Guadagnino’s “Suspiria” played in only two cinemas, and scored an average of 89.903 dollar per screen, and a new record this year. After “Beautiful Boy” made Amazon Studios so again a very strong debut. Felix of Groeningens film remains with a preliminary outcome of $ 1.4 million to include.
Outside the top ten there was less good news for newcomers is “Johnny English Strikes Again” and “Indivisible”. Both regions only 1.6 million dollars. Also Drew Goddards “Bad Times at the El Royale” was not in the best ten shears. The film was after three weeks only 17 million dollars was completed. Jacques audiard’s “The Sisters Brothers” is also difficult. The film cost 32 million dollars, but earned only 2.7 million.