UPDATE FRIDAY NOON: From this minute Halloween ends isn’t looking as good as the forecast — that is, in the $50 million range. Nevertheless, at a $43 million Opening, it’s not shabby for a $30 million movie. Remember it’s a threequel. Universal can boast that this is the sixth year in a row (eighth time) that the studio has had a #1 opening with a horror film since 2017 Go out, 2018 Halloween, 2019 Us, 2020s Freaky, 2021 candy man and Halloween kills and this year’s boop and Halloween ends.
Today, including last night’s $5.4 million previews, it looks like this 20 million dollars in 3,901 cinemas only 12% below Halloween kills first day. Maybe there’ll be a West Coast or late-night bump, but here’s how the numbers compare to historic competitions right now Halloween and Halloween kills. The latest Michael Myers film saw a 24% drop from Friday/previews to Saturday.
RelishMix on social media saw nothing but blue skies for halloween ends, to say that gossip “positively influences the title of the film, Halloween ends, as they assume it’s a teaser for the future of the franchise, stating that “Because of his immortality, Michael Myers can never die”. Plus Jamie Lee Curtis on late-night talk shows flirting with the idea that maybe this is the end of the iconic franchise. The brand’s trick-or-treating iconography spanning 44 years since Halloween, when Curtis was a teenager, also resonates. Superfans also call out to the film’s creator, John Carpenter, who composed this sequel.” Total social media reach is 146.5 million across YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, which is lower than the 2018 title, which nearly was 193 million, and is about the same Halloween kills at 147M. Curtis and Kyle Richards lead the cast with a social media reach of 7.8M and 6.3M, respectively.
Curtis confirmed this in writing to Jimmy Kimmel Halloween ends is her last Halloween Movie…
Maybe Paramount to smile steals some of the business: The third weekend of the Parker Finn horror film is expected to be down only 37% $11.75 million and a running total of $70.5M. is friday $3.6M-32%, in 3,612 cinemas.
Sony’s second weekend Lyle, Lyle, crocodile is in third place with a $1.9 million Friday, -48% and 3 days from $7M in 4,350 cinemas, -47% and for ten days $22.4M.
Fourth is that of TriStar The Woman King in 2,565 cinemas and on the 5th Friday of $933,000-29%, $3.5 million Weekend, -32% for a running total of $56.6M.
Fifth place is New Regency/20th Century Studios/Disney’s New Amsterdam at 3.005 for a $900,000 Friday, -66% and second weekend of $2.9 million-55% and ten days $11.9M.
UPDATE FRIDAY MORNING: Universal’s release of Blumhouse, Miramax and Trancas Halloween ends saw a thursday night of $5.4M from 3,200 cinemas with a game starting at 5 p.m. This is +11% compared to the previous year Halloween kills‘ previews, which totaled $4.85 million.
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The third Halloween Directed by David Gordon Green in a subset trilogy within the franchise, the film will gross approximately $55 million in 3,901 theaters this weekend. Halloween ends Cost $30 million before P&A. The image was exclusively seen in cinemas for a night before it also reached the streaming service Peacock at the paid subscriber level; it became available at 8pm ET, just got word of deadline. Again, it’s not that Universal doesn’t have faith in cinema, it needs Peacock with 15 million paid subscribers and counting. Similar to halloween kills, When Uni also pulled off that cinema day-and-date, the studio bought up the creative gamers’ backends and made them whole like the film was a tent pole hit given the linchpin for Peacock.
Green is first Halloween The 2018 film, which brought back an older and wiser Laurie Strode, played by Jamie Lee Curtis, is previewed at $7.7 million Thursday night, $33 million on opening Friday and $76.2 million -Dollar on the first weekend, which was exclusive, the highest-grossing of the trio theatrical. This film was also the fourth best opening for the month of October and, more amazingly, electrified what was usually a dead zone for films in the second half of the month.
Last year the university went to the theater Halloween kills as a precaution for moviegoers during the pandemic and also to reinforce peacock subs. The picture posted the best opening for a horror film during the pandemic and second best for a day-and-date title (after Black widow$80 million) with $49.4 million after a $4.85 million preview on Thursday, which accounted for 21% of the $22.8 million image on Friday first.
Critics largely liked Green’s 2018 Halloween at 79% on Rotten Tomatoes, with audiences giving it a B+. However, film critics have turned their backs on the sequels and are giving Halloween kills and Halloween ends 39% and 47% Rotten degrees, respectively. auds gave Halloween kills a B-CinemaScore (average grades for a genre film are between a B and a C+).
United Artists Releasing/Eon-directed drama Chinonye Chukwu is on limited viewing this weekend until at 16 locations in five markets. The film, about Emmett Till’s mother who vows to uncover the racism behind his 1955 lynching, is sitting at 100% off 43 reviews on Rotten Tomatoes after its world premiere at the New York Film Festival. until will be expanded to additional markets and theaters in the coming weeks.
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Among those films that are regularly released is Paramount’s horror picture to smile fattened estimated $1.5 million yesterday, -8% from Wednesday at 3,659, making its two week running total $58.6M after a $26.4M second week. The film is expected to drop by 55% in its third round.
Family animation/live action titles from Sony Lyle, Lyle, crocodile finishes its first week with $15.4M in 4,350 cinemas. Thursday was estimated at $700,000, up 16% from Wednesday.
New Regency/20th Century Studios/Disney’s David O. Russell period comedy, Amsterdam, which is expected to lose up to $100 million ended its first week with $9 million in 3,005 cinemas. Thursday was over $440,000-15% from Wednesday.
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Fully booked in 3,342 cinemas, TriStar’s The Woman King ends its fourth week with $7.2Mfor a running total of $56M after a $420,000 Thursday, +10% from Wednesday at 3,342.
Those from NewLine don’t worry darling saw a third week of $5.2M at 3,324, a $40.2M running sum after a $365,000 Thursday, -2% from Wednesday.
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