Box Office Report: VENOM Leads Box-Office Into Best October Weekend of All Time

Box Office Report: VENOM Leads Box-Office Into Best October Weekend of All Time

Sony's Venom broke records this weekend with its first place debut of $80.03 million. It largest opening weekend ever for the month of October, with 2013's Gravity holding the previous record with $55.79 million.

Venom surged past pre-release expectations and proved to be critic-proof this weekend.

Warner Bros' A Star is Born debuted in second place with a strong start of $42.60 million. A Star is Born registered the third largest Columbus Day weekend, and with the film's strong reviews, initial reception, and awards season buzz, A Star is Born will most likely hold up very well going forward.

Smallfoot was down one spot from last weekend to land in third with an estimated $14.90 million.

Universal's Night School was down three spots and a sharp 55.0 percent this weekend to land in fourth place with an estimated $12.28 million. However, the film is still performing well with a ten-day gross of $46.75 million.

The House with a Clock in Its Walls rounded out the top five with $7.30 million. Upcoming, the film will face new direct competition from Sony's Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween.

In its second weekend National Geographic's Free Solo, on the platform front, took in an estimated $540,000 from 41 locations, while Fox's The Hate U Give launched with an estimated $500,000 from 36 locations. Free Solo will receive additional expansions throughout October and The Hate U Give will expand into wide release on October 19th.

Box-Office Top Ten for October 5-7:

  1. Venom
  2. A Star is Born
  3. Smallfoot
  4. Night School
  5. The House with a Clock in its Walls
  6. A Simple Favor
  7. The Nun
  8. Hell Fest
  9. Crazy Rich Asians
  10. The Predator

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