Yes, Box-Office Mojo reports that director David Gordon Green’s Halloween scored an estimated $33.3 million on Friday and is on its way to a massive opening of $80.3 million. That is just enough to top Venom‘s $80.25 million opening just a few weeks ago.
The film received a “B+” CinemaScore from opening day audiences. These numbers are not final yet as this is only Sunday, but we will make sure to let you guys know what the final tally is when the numbers come in tomorrow.
Halloween is directed by David Gordon Green based on a script he wrote with Danny McBride. Jamie Lee Curtis returns as Laurie Strode as does Nick Castle as Michael “The Shape” Myers. They are joined by Will Patton, Andi Matichak, and Judy Greer. Halloween creator John Carpenter is on board as executive producer and composer.
Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.