While it succeeded at box office upon release, the film isn't remembered as a classic.
"This is the 11th Halloween movie and it's bigger than any of the other Halloween movies".
Cue some stressful and increasingly frantic synth music: Halloween, with its wonderful box office numbers, has broken some records.
"Halloween" made a killing in North America, earning $77.5 million when the slasher film launched in 3,928 locations.
Recalling the film, she shared that when the anniversary was looming near, she contacted the film's original director, John Carpenter and its late producer Debra Hill, about doing an anniversary to celebrate the fact they're still "doing the job".
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Both Curtis and Carpenter serve as producers on the series revival, which discounts every other entry except the original film. In its third weekend in theaters, it collected $18.1 million, bringing its domestic total to $171.1 million.
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Cast member Jamie Lee Curtis poses at a premiere for the movie "Halloween" in Los Angeles, California, U.S., October 17, 2018.
"It was the biggest opening for any movie with a woman over 55", she said. But the film was also a huge win for Curtis, who reprised her role as Laurie Strode, who tries again to escape the clutches of masked killer Michael Myers.
And of course, this is a new milestone for the Halloween franchise alone, more than doubling the previous best debut attendance of Rob Zombie's 2007 remake and the slightly lower number for the original-series sequel Halloween: H20, which was the last to bring back the long-absent Jamie Lee Curtis as Laurie Strode (she returned in Halloween: Resurrection, which didn't perform as well). The follow-up has garnered some of the best reviews for a series entry yet. That said, Halloween did deliver the largest October opening day of all-time, topping Venom's $32.5 million.
Sony Pictures' Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween held the fourth place position with $9.715 million, bringing the domestic total to $28.8 million. A24's coming-of-age skateboarding drama expands nationwide next weekend.