Box Office: ‘Halloween Kills’ Heads for $50 Million Opening Despite Dual Peacock Launch

Halloween Kills

The slasher film managed to defeat James Bond pic ‘No Time to Die’ while another film titled ‘The Last Duel’ is also known to have received rave reviews.


The latest news is coming from Hollywood where the recently released David Gordon Green’s Halloween Kills is doing some great business at the box office. The film is said to have done a historic business in the pandemic era so far. It was released on October 15, 2021 starring Matt Damon, Joder Corner and others.

Halloween Kills happens to be a David Gordon Green’s R-rated slasher pic that managed to collect $22.9 million on Friday. The above collection came from 3700 theatres across North America. The film was also launched this Friday on Universal’s sister streaming service Peacock.

In the presence of pandemic, most filmmakers want their films to get released in theatres. On the other hand, media conglomerates have also joined the race to scale their online streaming services. Talking about the biggest box office opening so far, Godzilla vs. Kong happened to have biggest box office openings of $31.6 million for a dual release.

Halloween Kills stars Matt Damon, Adam Driver, Jodie Comer and Ben Affleck in their respective pivotal roles. The film from Blumhouse, Miramax and Universalis basically a follow up to Green’s smash 2018 Halloween reboot that opened with a whopping $76.2 million.

As per exit polls, the film is becoming most popular among younger generation. The data says that over 75% ticket buyers were of 35 and lesser age group. And this shows that the film is becoming favorite among younger generation.

If predictions go as per the projections, Halloween Kills has posted the best start so far since the commencement of COVID-19 pandemic. The film also managed to beat A Quiet Place Part II that earned up to $47.5 million at the box office.



It looks like Green’s movie will no longer face any sort of trouble to become the most sought film over the weekend. For example, another film No Time to Die which seems to fall 56% in its 2nd outing with a collection of $24.5 million.


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