This weekend as the horror film began October by scoring $22 million in its opening frame. That exceeded expectations, and with a budget of $17 million, it continues the hot streak Paramount has had in 2022. It''s actually seen gans from Friday through Saturday instead of dropping through the weekend as most horror does. It''s the first $20 million+ opening since two months ago, after an eight-week drought. The early buzz was excellent, leading to this weekend''s surprise.
While Darling Tumbles and Bros Stumble, Smile Shines.
Last week''s champ, who dropped 4.6 million off -62%, bringing in $7.3 million. It appears like people thought it was and were surprised by the second place, which is now worth $7 million. This year''s other big opening, rom-com, failed to find an audience at all, settling for fourth with a 4.6 million increase. Not many comedies are expected to get theatrical openings this year, and the poor performance of and are not going to help the thought that comedy that does not include a
The weekend box office will be the top five on September 30th:
As David O. Russell''s star-studded opens, the family film starring Sam Mendes opens next week. It should be an interesting challenge for the top spot, but it''s quite a feat.
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