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.
Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish topped the box office with their comedy Night School while Smallfoot and Hell Fest performed to expectations and The Nun became the highest grossing movie worldwide for The Conjuring franchise.
The Predator won a Pyrrhic victory at the box office over the weekend, taking #1 but also having the worst opening ever for a movie in over 4,000 theaters, taking that spot away from Tom Cruise’s The Mummy.
Crazy Rich Asians took the box office title out of the mouth of The Meg and topped the weekend box office while Mile 22 underperformed and Alpha and Mission: Impossible Fallout were neck and neck for the fourth and fifth spots.
Mission: Impossible Fallout maintained it’s number one spot at the box office as the new releases mostly underperformed to downright bombed while Black Panther, still in 25 theaters, crossed over $700 million domestic.
Sequels dominated the box office with 8 of the top ten movies being follow ups in various franchises with The Equalizer 2 coming out on top, just barely, over Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again.
The third Hotel Transylvania movie managed to knock out Ant-Man and The Wasp and The Rock to take the top spot at the box office over the weekend.
Ant-Man and The Wasp dominated the weekend with an opening at that was over $12 million above what the first Ant-Man made in its opening weekend while The First Purge continued the solid performances of The Purge franchise for Blumhouse and Fallen Kingdom crossed over the $1 billion mark worldwide.
Fallen Kingdom remained on the top of the box office for a second week in a row while new releases Sicario: Day of the Soldado and Uncle Drew did better than expectations.