Internationally, Halloween brought in an estimated $14.3 million from 23 markets, with Mexico leading the way with a chart-topping $4.9 million opening followed by the U.K. & Ireland ($3.6m), Russian Federation ($1.79m) and Indonesia ($1.09m). Critics liked it a lot (80 percent on Rotten Tomatoes), and audiences dug it as well (the B+ Cinemascore is actually very high for a horror film). Greer's character also lives in Haddonfield, Illinois, an apparently easy drive from the psychiatric institute that houses Michael Myers, the maniac who nearly killed Laurie 40 years earlier on Halloween night - and who Laurie is certain will one day return to wreak homicidal havoc once again.
In the new horror sequel Halloween, Judy Greer plays Karen, the daughter of Jamie Lee Curtis' troubled, PTSD-suffering heroine Laurie Strode. Halloween creator John Carpenter is on board as executive producer and composer. It picked up a solid $7.5 million, taking its total earnings to $10.5 million.
"The Hate U Give", about a wrongful shooting by a police officer, was the only other new movie in wide release, expanding to more than 2,300 theaters. The two hits, along with the strong showing of "A Star Is Born", have contributed to an unusually healthy month for exhibitors and studios.
A Star Is Born only dropped 32.3% from last weekend, bringing its domestic total to $126.3 million and $201 million worldwide, from a $36 million budget.
Rounding out the top five is Universal's "First Man", which notched $8.5 million this weekend for a total of $30 million. In North America, the animated family film has amassed $66 million.
"Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween" also cashed in on the spooky spirit, picking up $9.7 million to land in fourth place.
"You take the nostalgia for 'Halloween, ' especially with the return of Jamie Lee Curtis, and you combine that with the Blumhouse brand and its contemporary currency in the genre and it just made for a ridiculously potent combination at the box office this weekend", said Jim Orr, Universal's president of domestic distribution. A24's coming-of-age skateboarding drama expands nationwide next weekend. The 2018 box office remains up 10.6 percent compared to the previous year.
An unexpected drop in retail sales numbers for August will reinforce the view the central bank can take its time on rates. Sales at gasoline stations were down 2.0 percent, while clothing and clothing accessories stores fell 1.2 percent.
Later in the game, Reid threw quarterback Carson Wentz to the ground after he had already handed off the ball. Zach Ertz then stuck up for Wentz and then the two got into it, resulting in personal fouls both ways.
When the Golden State Warriors were in town to play the Washington Wizards last winter, they took local kids to the museum. It was one of their ugliest victories: Quarterback Alex Smith threw for just 178 yards, but it was enough to win.
Most people are diagnosed between ages 20 and 50, and women are two to three times more likely to receive the diagnosis. She had been experiencing MS symptoms for "at least 15 years", and had tests and MRIs done.
Cook has appeared in three games this year and tallied just 98 yards on the ground on 36 carries with no touchdowns. That tied the National Football League record set by Charlie Hennigan of the Houston Oilers in 1961.
The opposition claims the campaigns are being bankrolled by pro-Bolsonaro businessmen at the candidate's behest. Bolsonaro received 46.03 percent of the votes while his rival Fernando Haddad got 29.28 percent of the ballots.
For now, things are unclear for Neymar Jr. and we will have to wait till the end of the season to know how things unfold. It has also been claimed, via Mundo Deportivo , that Neymar has offered to rejoin Barcelona on several occasions.
Martial was substituted for Andreias Pereira in the 84th minute, and Mourinho embraced his forward as he came off. This was not a team that has given up on its manager and the manager has certainly not given up on his team.
Researchers are excited to have caught it on underwater camera for the first time in the Southern Ocean off Antarctica. This variety is more deep sea dwelling than most sea cucumbers , rarely seen at depths above 1,000 metres.
Le conseil du candidat Mrc, Maurice Kamto constitué de 16 avocats a entamé les débats ce matin devant le conseil constitutionnel. La bataille juridique autour de l'élection présidentielle camerounaise, qui s'est tenue le 7 octobre, a commencé mardi.
The fall of wicket brought in Ambati Rayudu (22 not out) who played sensibly with Rohit and the duo guided India home comfortably. We were able to get Shikhar Dhawan quite early but at the end of the day, Kohli and Rohit played an outstanding innings.
China to launch fake 'moon' into space to light up city
The illuminated satellite is created to complement the moon and will be made of reflective material to reflect sunlight to earth. Now, the southwestern city of Chengdu hopes to launch an illumination satellite functioning as an artificial moon by 2020.