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Venom Obliterates October Opening Weekend Box Office Record with $80M

This effectively topples the previous October opening weekend record set by Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity when it earned $55.8 million in 2013.

"Venom" also dominated at the worldwide box office with $125.2 million, setting an global record for an October opening.

Did you check out Venom this weekend?

But this exceptional box office debut is noteworthy for more reasons than one.

The Tom Hardy-fronted movie, based on a popular Marvel Comics favourite, had received cold reviews from critics, winning only a 31% score on Rotten Tomatoes.

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Check back next week for more updates on Venom's box office performance!

Venom has already received an "88% liked it" rating on Rotten Tomatoes, getting ahead of "A Star Is Born" which has earned 84% rating on the website.

"Venom" and the critically acclaimed "A Star Is Born" were both able to draw effectively from beyond their core audiences. The film, which is the fourth "A Star Is Born" since 1937, has built up enormous buzz for its emotional story, strong performances and solid direction from first time director and star Bradley Cooper. Venom released on October 5th, 2018 and managed to clear over $80 million at the domestic box office during its first weekend.

Animated movie Smallfoot finished third with US$14.4 million, followed by comedy Night School, with US$12.3 million.

As for next week, Ryan Gosling stars in the new feature film "Oscar Bait".

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