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World Box Office Weekending 7th October 2018: Venom tops with a $200 million global debut

By Robert Hyde | Date 8th October 2018 | Views: 47 times
Robert Hyde

This week Sony unleashed its villain movie Venom from the Spider-Man universe onto the world against Warner Bros. A Star Is Born and the black slime movie knocked it out of the park.

A Star Is born

Venom

With a weekly gross of over $200 million Venom was far and away the biggest film of the week, but it was also one of the widest releases being released into 59 markets.

The Tom Hardy starring movie joins a long line of Marvel movies although this isn't from the Disney MCU it still has a similar look and feel, especially since the MCU has got a bit darker.

A Star Is Born

The Bradly Cooper directed and starring movie is at number 2 this week with a global gross of $55.2 million from 32 countries.

The movie also stars Lady Ga Ga and is widely being tipped for Oscar recognition so could hang around for quite a while and the positive reviews will only help as well.

Project Gutenberg

Now open in 6 countries the Chinese movie takes an incredible $28 million this week to take it to number 3 on the global box office, the films total global gross is $98.5 million.

Smallfoot

The animated family movie falls to number 4 this week and it looks like the movie might sink faster than expected. released in 58 countries it took $26.6 million this week for a $75 million total gross.

Shadow

Still only available in 1 country this Chinese film takes up the number 5 position this week with an $18 million weekly global gross which takes the film to $65 million total.

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