COME PLAY creeps into first!
On this pandemic Halloween weekend, moviegoers searching for a couple of cinematic chills went to take a look at the latest horror film COME PLAY, placing it on high on the pack workplace with an estimated $3.1 million.
The PG-13 thriller functions Gillian Jacobs (“Community”) and John Gallagher Jr. (10 CLOVERFIELD LANE) as dad and mom attempting to guard their son (Azhy Robertson of MARRIAGE STORY) from a monster that manifests by way of the boy’s web gadgets.
Written and directed by Jacob Chase (tailored from his personal quick movie), the Focus Features launch premiered on 2180 screens. Financed by Amblin, the horror film reportedly value lower than $10 million.
Critics weren’t totally glad with the tech-themed terror, giving the film a median of 52% on Rotten Tomatoes and a Metacritic rating of 59. You can lurk on over to the JoBlo evaluate HERE.
The Liam Neeson crime-drama HONEST THIEF moved to second place with $1.Three million on its third weekend, giving the PG-13 thriller a home whole of $9.5 million and a worldwide whole of $14.5 million.
The PG-rated Robert De Niro comedy THE WAR WITH GRANDPA was in third place with $1.08 million, bringing it to a home whole of $11.Three million after 4 weekends.
In fourth place was Christopher Nolan’s $200 million action-thriller TENET with $885,000 over its tenth weekend on North American screens. The time-twisting espionage story now has a home whole of $53.eight million, passing the $53.1 million end of Nolan’s 2006 Christian Bale/Hugh Jackman dueling-magician film THE PRESTIGE.
The remainder of the chart was stuffed out with Halloween-appropriate films each previous and new, with supernatural thriller THE EMPTY MAN in fifth place with $561,000 on its second weekend. The R-rated horror film dropped by 57% from its opening last week for a ten-day home whole of $2.2 million.
Disney’s re-issues of family-friendly frights HOCUS POCUS and THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS have been in sixth and seventh place, adopted by a reappearance from John Carpenter’s 1978 slasher basic HALLOWEEN.
The unique menace of Michael Myers went stalking onto 565 screens over the weekend for $315,000, which takes it to a rolling home whole of $47.6 million (not adjusted for inflation).
The re-release of Pixar’s MONSTERS, INC. was in ninth place, and the latest thriller SPELL closed out the record. The R-rated horror film with Omari Hardwick (Ghost from Starz series “Power”) as a person trapped by Appalachian black magic made $210,000 on 369 screens because it also grew to become accessible through VOD.
Next weekend gives the Kevin Costner/Diane Lane thriller LET HIM GO, and any catalog titles that get tossed onto screens as we trudge by way of the continuing viral existence.
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