Halloween is directed by David Gordon Green based on a script he wrote with Danny McBride.
"Halloween" almost bested an October opening record set only two weeks ago by "Venom", which grossed $80 million.
Overseas, the film kicked things off with $14.3 million across 23 markets, leading in Mexico with $4.9 million and following behing in the United Kingdom with $3.6 million, bringing its global pull to $91.80 million.
Blumhouse, the shop behind "Get Out" and numerous other modestly budgeted horror films, co-produced "Halloween".
"I am enormously proud of this film", Jason Blum said in a statement.
The latest installment in the Halloween series sees the return of Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) vs. Michael Myers. Halloween also had the tenth best opening for an R-rated movie of any genre. It's also the biggest launch ever with a female lead over 55 years old. Halloween creator John Carpenter is on board as executive producer and composer.
Among viewers, Halloween has earned a CinemaScore of B+ with males making up 53 percent of ticket buyers while 60 percent of the audience was over the age of 25.
Meanwhile, Fox expanded YA drama "The Hate U Give" to 2,303 screens. It picked up a solid $7.5 million, taking its total earnings to $10.5 million. The two hits, along with the strong showing of "A Star Is Born", have contributed to an unusually healthy month for exhibitors and studios.
The top 5 is rounded out by the family-friendly spooky sequel Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween in fourth place with $9.7 million and First Man in fifth with $8.5 million. That brings its North American tally to $28 million. Star came in second place this weekend with $18.9 million. Damien Chazelle's space epic, which holds a $60-million price tag, dropped roughly 46 percent in its second frame.
The newly released Halloweenmovie has enjoyed a record-breaking opening weekend.
Another surprisingly strong showing puts October 54.5 percent ahead of the same frame a year ago, as well as 12 percent ahead of 2014's record month, according to comScore.
However, they dropped the project after the mirror didn't unfold and it incinerated on its way into space, Time magazine reports . Testing of the satellite started years ago, Wu said, although the technology will soon be ready for its launch in 2020.
Workers at Canada Post could begin rotating strikes overnight from Sunday to Monday if no agreement is reached during the day. The union has committed itself to continue delivering pension and social assistance cheques, as it has done in the past.
The event takes place in the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Howard Gilman Opera House and begins at 10:00 AM Eastern/7:00 AM Pacific. Most noticeable will be the slimmed down bezels and the removal of the Home button like on the latest phones from Apple.
Serrano will try and entice Taylor into a war and given her experience she will be well-versed in the darker art of pro boxing. Speaking at Thursday's press conference, Taylor said: "This is a home from home for me in Boston".
This is the boldest move yet from the administration since their attempts to bar transgender people from the military. A leading transgender advocate called the government's reported action a 'super aggressive, dismissive, risky move'.
Dylan Alcott, a triple Paralympic gold medallist in wheelchair tennis and wheelchair basketball, said: "We gave him a gift". Because of that, her and Harry will need to fill out special paperwork if they are to make the baby an official American.
She returned to the spotlight as a judge on USA talent show American Idol and now she's back on her feet and touring again. Hopefully, she'll be more careful the rest of the tour - the fall could have been so much worse!
Coming to ODI, series, West Indies would be expecting to be more competitive, however, they are surrounded by some woes. Hetmyer punished the Indian bowlers with six fours and as many sixes in his entertaining 78-ball knock.
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