Weekend: The film was released through Peacock. Peacock streaming services. Universal’s “Halloween Ends“ film is set to be the top film at the world box office during its debut weekend, earning $58.4 million worldwide. The film earned an estimated $41.2 million during the film’s debut weekend in the US and an additional $17 million in the 77 territories around the world. The director, David Gordon Green‘s trilogy-capper, debuted in more than 3,900 theatres throughout The United States and Canada and also debuted day-and-date in Peacock. Peacock streaming platform. In addition, the most optimistic projections of the box office estimated the opening of the film’s domestic run at about $60 million.
Mexico was the most popular global market at Halloween’s End, earning $2.6 million. This is twice the amount the precursor Halloween Kills made in 2021 and is the third largest opening in the pandemic era for the horror genre after The Conjuring The Devil, The Devil Made Me Do It, and The Black Phone. Its introduction in the United Kingdom and Ireland accounted for $2.4 million. In comparison, Germany produced $1.6 million in its opening following an unprecedented (for a horror film during the pandemic period) record-breaking opening day on Thursday.
Brazil produced $900,000, Italy made up $700,000 and Spain had $600,000. Halloween’s Finale recorded the highest opening weekend for a pandemic-era horror film across Austria, Sweden and Finland. In all, it landed first place in the top 20 international markets.
Halloween’s End is touted as the last entry in Green’s trilogy of reboots, which started in 2018 with the highly-rated Halloween. The film grossed $76.2 million during its opening weekend and finished its run with more than $160 million in the States and $96 million in overseas territories, totalling $255 million. The sequel to Halloween Kills, released last year, had a record-breaking $49 million debut in the US and came to the jackpot with $92 million in the US and $39.6 million from other territories, with a global total in the region of $131.6 million. Halloween Kills was released concurrently on Peacock.
It is being billed as the most awaited Finale between the horror legends Laurie Strode and Michael Myers; Halloween Finales will welcome Jamie Lee Curtis back for one last time as Laurie explores those themes related to PTSD trauma the trilogy reboot has intrigued by. Curtis was in character for four decades, starting with director John Carpenter‘s seminal original film released in 1978. Halloween Ends also stars Will Patton as Officer Frank Hawkins, Kyle Richards as Lindsey Wallace, Rohan Campbell as Corey Cunningham and James Jude Courtney as Michael (The Shape).
The film was made by Malek Akkad, Jason Blum and Bill Block. Executive producers include Carpenter, Curtis, Green, Danny McBride, Ryan Freimann, Ryan Turek, Andrew Golov, Thom Zadra and Christopher H. Warner. Halloween’s Finale is available in theatres as well as on Peacock. Watch the interview we did on the show with Green here, as well as then check out the synopsis below:
Four years after the incidents of the previous Halloween’s Halloween Crimes, Laurie is living with her grandchild Allyson (Andi Matichak) and working on her memoir. Michael Myers hasn’t been seen since. Laurie has allowed Michael’s ghost, Michael, to define and dictate her existence for years. She has decided to free herself from the grip of rage and fear and live a more fulfilling life. However, when a young man, Corey Cunningham (Rohan Campbell (The Hardy Boys, Virgin River), is accused of murdering one of the children he had been babysitting the boy, it sets off a torrent of terror and violence which will cause Laurie to face the evil she is unable to manage, at last, and for good.