Box Office Recap – 10/08/2018

by Gino on October 8, 2018

in Front Page News,Gino and The Magic Morning Show


Sony’s Spider-Man adjacent Tom Hardy-toplining Venom has nabbed an estimated $80 million at the box office this weekend, topping Gravity ($55.8 million) as the highest-opening October film ever. 

Critics gave Venom the thumbs-down, but audiences were more generous, giving it a B+ CinemaScore

Meanwhile, Warner Bros.’ A Star Is Born also made a respectable splash, nabbing $42.6 million. A Star Is Born stars Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper (who also directed). 

Rounding out the top five: Smallfoot, with $14.9 million; Universal’s comedy Night School, with $12.3 million; and Universal’s fantasy The House With a Clock in Its Walls, with $7.3 million.


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The Top 10 at the Box Office, per ComScore:

  1. Venom— $80 million
  2. A Star Is Born — $23 million
  3. Smallfoot — $14.9 million
  4. Night School — $12.3 million
  5. The House With a Clock in Its Walls — $7.3 million
  6. A Simple Favor — $3.4 million
  7. The Nun — $2.6 million
  8. Hell Fest — $2.075 million
  9. Crazy Rich Asians — $2.06 million
  10. Met Opera: Aida (2018) — $1.2 million
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