So what led to the Halloween franchise delivering such a gargantuan take at the box office?
Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga's new movie, A Star Is Born, held on to the second spot for its third weekend with approximately $19.3 million.
Overseas, the film kicked things off with $14.3 million across 23 markets, leading in Mexico with $4.9 million and following behing in the United Kingdom with $3.6 million, bringing its global pull to $91.80 million.
What did you all think of this latest Halloween film? The flick is a direct sequel to the 1978 classic horror film of the same name in which the original scream queen Jamie Lee Curtis returns in her role as Laurie Strode.
Not only that, Variety reports that Halloween is "the best horror opening with a female lead", in addition to Curtis' "biggest opening to date", as well as the "biggest debut ever for a female lead over 55 years old". It earned an 80% score on review site Rotten Tomatoes.
The top 5 is rounded out by the family-friendly spooky sequel Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween in fourth place with $9.7 million and First Man in fifth with $8.5 million.
In the post, Jamie Lee Curtis posted a picture of herself and costars Judy Greer and Andi Matichak from the film.
Halloween debuted in 3,928 theaters this weekend, pulling in an impressive per-screen average of $19,730.
Entering wide release, Sony's critically acclaimed drama The Hate U Give, based on Angie Thomas' novel about a black teen who witnesses the police shooting of a childhood friend, will collect an estimated $7.5 million from 2,303 theaters, in line with expectations and good for sixth place.
The Melissa McCarthy film "Can You Ever Forgive Me", about the literary forger Lee Israel, grossed $150,000 in five locations.
"The industry is on a major roll right now", said comScore senior media analyst Paul Dergarabedian. "The movie-going experience is as viable and relevant as ever". Final domestic figures will be released Monday. The picture represents another win for Blumhouse Productions and its distributor, Comcast Corp.'s Universal Pictures.
It's unlikely that anybody was going to be happy with the result of the discipline just because of the bad blood involved. James, meanwhile, finished with 24 points, five rebounds and five assists as the Lakers are now 0-2 on the young season.
He said: "If we want to grow, if we want to be competitive, if we want one day to be close to winning, to coping with the pressure in football, when you play for a win you need to learn how to manage that pressure".
Over 16 days they are travelling to Australia , Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand, with a packed programme of over 70 engagements. For the remainder of the first week overseas , Markle will reportedly continue to reduce her engagements.
They found the missiles at a dilapidated building nearby and were hurling them from treetops, according to the Times Of India . The victim's brother reportedly told the newspaper: "Monkeys threw more than 20 bricks at Dharampal on Thursday".
The Black Market will also offer limited-time Special Events that will bring more unique content to the game. It includes a special Call of Duty Endowment in-game tag, sticker, gesture, calling card, and emblem.
Shorten said last week Labor would oppose the government's bill , because the consequences of it are too far reaching. The Australian Government has steadfastly refused to allow any refugees arriving by boat to enter the country.
However, Israeli defense officials said it was the quietest protest since the "March of Return" events began earlier this year. Cairo said this was a last-ditch effort to stave off a military conflict between Hamas and Israel ..
It will apply to all games played at SW19, including qualifying, men's and women's singles matches, and junior games. Wimbledon has broken with a tradition to introduce final-set tiebreaks from next year.
There are now no immediate reports of casualties or damage following the quakes and no tsunami warning has been issued. A strong magnitude 6.6 natural disaster has struck just off the west coast of Vancouver Island late Sunday evening.
If nothing else, they can laugh about the fact that DeGeneres is responsible for putting all of this in place. And once Osaka saw the offer from Jordan, she gladly accepted and said that she "would totally want to go".
Hart, who won two titles with City, was making his first appearance at the ground since leaving the club in the summer. Silva was also impressed with how City eased back into top gear after the disruption of the recent worldwide fixtures.
The government IS preparing for a People's Vote
It comes as pressure builds on the prime minister over her strategy, with just over five months until Britain is due to leave. Addressing the cheering crowds, she said: "We are winning the argument, most importantly against those who voted leave".
Man filmed hurling racist abuse at woman sat near him on plane
When the woman tries to respond to him quietly, he replies: "Don't talk to me in a f*****g foreign language you stupid ugly cow". In a shocking series of events, the man can be heard calling Mrs Gayle an "ugly black bast**d", while crew members looked on.
UN Scientific Panel Stresses The Need To Limit Global Warming
The target is a formidable one, made more hard by the fact that our governments have mostly cold-shouldered climate change issues. Additionally, those individuals that live near corporations are also at risk of being affected by climate change the most.
Rohit Sharma breaks record for most 150 plus scores in ODIs
Courtesy of Kohli and Rohit's centuries, India clinched a comfortable eight-wicket win over the Windies in the opening ODI. It seemed another routine affair for Kohli as he also got past the milestone of 2000 worldwide runs in the calendar year.