Monday Morning Box Office Report: Venom is Venomenal

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We are all Venom. Venom defied expectations and negative reviews over the weekend to set a new record for the month of October, successfully launching Sony’s Spider-Verse on the big screen. The movie earned a staggering $80 million, destroying the $55.7 million opening weekend record previously held by Alfonso Cuaron’s Gravity… all without the help of Spider-Man himself. I’m not entirely sure what the takeaway is here, but clearly critics were a non-factor and comic book movies are still the safest bet you can make in Hollywood right now. Elsewhere, A Star is Born starring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga also opened strong, pulling in $41.3 million and setting the stage for a strong run in the coming weeks based on positive word of mouth. The animated film Smallfoot fell to third place followed by Night School. The House with a Clock in Its Walls rounded out the top 5.

1. Venom — $80M
2. A Star Is Born — $41.3M
3. Smallfoot — $14.9M
4. Night School — $12.3M
5. The House with a Clock in Its Walls — $7.3M
6. A Simple Favor — $3.4M
7. The Nun — $2.6M
8. Hell Fest — $2.1M
9. Crazy Rich Asians — $2.1M
10. The Predator — $0.9M

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  • Mike Reilly

    I see what you did there, Sean

  • Tommy

    Fun movie. I hope you guys enjoy it :)

  • Venomenal is the worst Sean, well done, I hope you can top this! ;)