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Horror Film "Halloween" Dominates American Box Office

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7Dnews London

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 20:42 GMT

Hollywood's new horror movie released the US movie has reached over $77.5 of revenues over the weekend.

The film includes stars like Jimmy Lee Curtis, Judy Greer and Will Button. Directed by David Gordon Green, "Halloween" is the eleventh installment in the Halloween film series, and a direct sequel to the 1978 film of the same name. 

Costing just 10 million dollars to produce, the film earned 14.3 million dollars from 23 overseas markets for a global total of 91.8 million dollars to date, according to studio figures collected by comScore.

Warner Bros romantic drama "A Star Is Born" remained in second place for the third weekend in a row with an estimated 19.3 million dollars, pushing its North American total to 126.37 million dollars to date.

The remake of the 1937's film of the same name is directed by Bradley Cooper, in his directorial debut, and stars Cooper and pop singer Lady Gaga among others. The plot follows a hard-drinking musician who discovers and falls in love with a young singer, Lady Gaga's first lead role on the big screen.

Sony's superhero film "Venom" moved to third place in its third weekend with an estimated 18.1 million dollars. The film has brought in a total of 171.12 million dollars in North America.

Based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, the film is directed by Ruben Fleischer and stars Oscar nominated actor Tom Hardy as the lethal protector Venom, one of Marvel's most enigmatic, complex and badass characters. The plot follows a journalist Eddie Brock who is bound to an alien symbiote that gives him superpowers.

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