Now, 40 years later, director David Gordon Green and his pal, Danny McBride, have written a sequel to the original that professes to completely ignore every other Halloween film that's been released in the last four decades.
"Halloween" capitalized on its own brand recognition and the recent popularity of the horror genre to bring in such a big weekend.
Forty years after he first appeared in theaters, Michael Myers is still drawing huge audiences for a good scare. The movie is basically a straight-up sequel to the 1978 classic and disregards any of the previous sequels - including Halloween H:20 - and the Rob Zombie spin-offs. Now we know his final fate.
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Cast member Jamie Lee Curtis poses at a premiere for the movie "Halloween" in Los Angeles, California, U.S., October 17, 2018. It also marked the second-best showing of all time for the month of October, trailing slightly behind the record of $80 million, set by Venom earlier in the month.
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"The movie used to open with a scene of my granddaughter jogging through Haddonfield and ending up in her bedroom, opening up a louvred closet door, and pulling a bare bulb light bulb to pick her sweater for the day", she shares. And the direct sequel to the original's reviews happen to be the franchise's best since that first movie. More than 80 percent of critics recommended the movie, according to RottenTomatoes.com.
Holding tight in second spot was Warner Bros musical drama A Star Is Born, with ticket sales of $19.1 million (Sh1.9 billion). The studio had expected an opening north of $50 million.
In fourth was another seasonal offering, Sony's Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween, at $9.7 million (Sh981 million). In its third weekend in theaters, it collected $18.1 million, bringing its domestic total to $171.1 million. "Biggest Halloween opening ever #womengetthingsdone", she continued.