With no new blockbuster release, the box office remained pretty much the same as it was last weekend her in the US, with Ralph Breaks the Internet on top for the third weekend in a row while Aquaman had a massive debut in China.
Not much really changed over the weekend as far as the box office goes as the top 5 remained the same as Thanksgiving weekend with Ralph Breaks the Internet staying on top.
Ralph Breaks the Internet took in the second biggest Thanksgiving holiday take ever while the entire weekend was the highest-grossing Thanksgiving holiday 5 day weekend ever, with the top 12 movies making over $206 million combined.
The Crimes of Grindelwald took the top spot at the box office but it was the lowest opening ever for the Harry Potter franchise here in the US while other new releases Instant Family and Widows came in under expectations.
The Grinch returned to theaters after 18 years away and took the top spot at the box office with one of the highest ever animated film openings in November history while Venom had a massive Chinese opening that pushed it’s already huge gross even higher.
Bohemian Rhapsody took the top spot the box office with the second highest opening ever for a musical biopic while The Nutcracker and Nobody’s Fool came in on the low end of expectations.
The final weekend of October 2018 cemented it as the highest grossing October of all time as Halloween, A Star is Born and Venom remained a strong top 3 while most of the new releases didn’t fare very well.
It couldn’t quite top Venom’s record-breaking October opening but Halloween took the second highest grossing October opening weekend record as well as the second-best R rated horror opening of all time and the best opening ever for the slasher genre.
Venom and A Star is Born held off all comers and remained in first and second place with strong second weekend performances.
Venom, despite poor reviews from critics, had a massive opening over the weekend, shattering the record for best October opening while the new A Star is Born also performed well beyond expectations in second place.