Doctor Sleep seemed like the shoo-in winner going into this past weekend but it drastically underperformed, leaving the door open for Midway to take the top spot at the box office.
Terminator: Dark Fate won the weekend box office but it was an extremely weak opening that could end up costing Paramount over $100 million in losses while Joker inches closer to $1 billion worldwide and Harriet performed well above expectations.
After topping the box office over its opening weekend, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil dropped to second place as Joker returned to the top spot in its fourth week of release and it also became the highest grossing R rated film of all time worldwide.
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil took the top spot at the box office over the weekend but it was far below the opening of the first movie and below expectations, while Joker is on track to become the highest-grossing R rated film of all time worldwide (without adjusting for inflation).
Joker remained extremely strong in its second weekend, delivering the best second weekend in October history, while Gemini Man and Jexi failed to deliver and The Addams Family performed slightly above expectations.
This week on the podcast, Zach and Chris talk about the show floor and few bits of news coming out of NYCC last weekend, the first episode of The CW’s Batwoman, a couple of chilly Liam Neeson movies, a new Inspector Gadget, Joker, Into the Dark and more.
Todd Phillips and Joaquin Phoenix bring a dark, disturbing and realistic take on one of the most iconic comic villains in history with Joker.
Despite, or probably because of, mass hysteria and also critical acclaim, Joker had the biggest October opening of all time over the past weekend and one of the biggest R rated openings as well.
October kicks off with Joaquin Phoenix stepping into the iconic role of The Joker in Todd Phillips’s new spin on the origin of the infamous Batman villain.
There seems to be a massive lack of horror for October 2019 in theaters but you can check out movies like Joker, Gemini Man, Zombieland: Double Tap, The Addams Family and more.