Variety reports that ‘Halloween Ends’, the latest installment in the ‘Halloween’ film franchise, earned $41.3 million to finish at the top of the domestic box office in its opening weekend. Halloween Ends — billed as the final showdown between Laurie Strode (played by Jamie Lee Curtis) and Michael Myers, became the first film since Jordan Peele’s Nope to debut above the $40 million mark.
Halloween Ends was also simultaneously released on the Peacock streaming service, and became the most-watched series or film of all time over a two-day period on Peacock. The movie amassed an additional $17.17 million internationally to push its worldwide box office to $58.42 million.
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