That brings the film's domestic total to $10.6 million.
October's box-office receipts continue to impress as "Venom" and "A Star Is Born" deliver healthy numbers in their third outings. The acclaimed musical drama starring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga generated an impressive $22.8 million from 75 overseas markets, bringing its tally to $74.7 million overseas and $201 million globally. It debuts next in Japan on December 21.
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Director David Gordon Green's sequel, which picks up four decades after Carpenter's original film (and disregards the installments in between), sends Myers on another murder spree through suburbia, though former baby sitter Laurie Strode (Curtis) has been preparing for his return.
You can catch the movie featuring actress Jamie Lee Curtis, who plays Laurie Strode, starting October 19. In the United Kingdom and Ireland, the thriller pocketed $3.6 million from 530 locations, while it collected $1.7 million in Russian Federation.
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). In North America, the animated family film has amassed $66 million. "Halloween" surpassed "Paranormal Activity 3" ($52.5 million) for the best debut to date for Blumhouse.More news: Africa’s youngest billionaire freed 9 days after being kidnapped
While Universal's "First Man", starring Ryan Gosling as astronaut Neil Armstrong and directed by Damien Chazelle, has struggled to find its footing in North America, the space epic generated another $13.4 million from 47 worldwide markets.
Rounding out the top five is Universal's "First Man", which notched $8.5 million this weekend for a total of $30 million. The film still has 46 markets yet to open in including France next weekend followed by Australia, Brazil, Italy, Germany and Spain the following weekend and South Korea on October 31.More news: No victor again: Powerball jackpot up to $620 million