This has easily been the biggest opening weekend for director David Gordon Green and co-writer Danny McBride, and surprisingly, even for Jamie Lee Curtis. That means that Laurie doesn't have a son, like she did in Halloween H:20, but has a daughter Karen, played by Judy Greer (Arrested Development) and the fact that Laurie and Michael were siblings is also missing from this latest offering. Without another big horror movie getting a wide release before Halloween, I wouldn't be surprised if Halloween sticks at the top next weekend as well. And is the highest grossing horror movie with a female lead. Halloween certainly had huge brand recognition - the 1978 original jumpstarted the Golden Age of slasher films and spawned seven sequels, a remake and a sequel to the remake. Carpenter served as an executive producer and composed the score with his son, Cody Carpenter, and godson, Daniel Davies.
It was a particularly busy week at the box office as critically acclaimed films such as the young adult adaptation "The Hate U Give" and the Robert Redford swan song "The Old Man & The Gun" expanded nationwide after a few weeks in limited release.
Warner Bros. Pictures' A Star is Born held onto the second place position once again with another $19.3 million., dropping just 32.2% weekend to weekend. It picked up a solid $7.5 million, taking its total earnings to $10.5 million.
That means Halloween was pretty heavily frontloaded, but also Universal could be playing it cool with its estimate and lowballing the weekend total. In its third weekend in theaters, it collected $18.1 million, bringing its domestic total to $171.1 million.
The surprising returns for "Halloween" mark another win for Hollywood, which is up 10.6% from the same point a year ago, according to comScore. It is also the biggest installment from the franchise and the second-biggest debut for a R-rated horror feature behind September 2017's "It", according to Box Office Mojo.
Nielsen was at the White House for meetings, the sources said, but she was not present for the profanity-filled argument. According to reports , chief of staff John Kelly and national security advisor John Bolton got into it on Thursday.
He was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul to pick up a document he needed to marry his Turkish fiancee. He said 18 people have been detained in connection to the probe. "I think everything should be on the table".
Even the left-leaning Washington Post admitted O'Rourke was looking for a way out of the corner Cruz has painted him in. And he sought to use the GOP president against Cruz, who clashed with Trump on the campaign trail in 2016.
Hamilton is now 70 points ahead of Vettel, who passed Valtteri Bottas to finish fourth in the closing stages, with 75 remaining. The Dutchman's exit meant he was out-qualified by his team-mate Ricciardo for the first time in 12 outings.
Because no Mega Millions winners emerged, the next scheduled drawing on Tuesday was projected to be worth a record $1.6 billion. Lines were forming Friday morning at gas stations and 7-11s across the 44 states, the federal capital Washington and the U.S.
Neither Turkey nor the United States has publicly confirmed that Khashoggi is dead or said officially that Riyadh is to blame. According to Turkish police, the US-based dissident journalist entered the Saudi embassy in Istanbul and never came out.
He argues the Fed needs to raise rates to rein in buoyant asset markets and reduce the risk of destabilizing financial imbalances. Trump himself has increased criticism of the Fed's rate increases, calling them "crazy" and warning they would hurt the economy.
The missing data could frustrate investigators trying to determine why Roslyakov opened fire at the school before killing himself. The boy's father was tonight taken into police custody for questioning as police tried to work out a motive for the attack.
Emilio Medina (@emiliomedina) thought about what YouTube celebrities would do for income when the platform goes offline. YouTube later apologized, saying there was a "miscommunication" and the issue has now been fully resolved.
'A lot of yelling' in 911 call from Closs home
Closs disappeared after police received a 911 call from a cellphone inside her home at around 01:00 (0600 GMT) on Monday. Jayme is described as standing 5-feet tall, weighing 100 pounds, with green eyes and blonde hair.
Mega Millions numbers for $1B jackpot announced
Route 140 in Westminster, cashiers and customers alike lined up to try their luck at the Mega Millions prize. The previous record set was for $656 million with shared winners in Kansas, Illinois and Maryland in 2012.
This Astros Fan Is Now Big Part of Playoffs, Accidentally
Red Sox manager Alex Cora said he was "very happy" for pitcher David Price after his outstanding showing in Game 5 of the ALCS. After steamrolling the Cleveland Indians in a sweep in the division series, the Astros went out with little more than whimper.
Cavs agree with Nance on 4-year extension
In his first game as Toronto's head coach, Nurse's rotation proved to be just as interesting as it is fluid. Having our first game, having our best player with his first game back, I thought we did some good things.