HITS Daily Double


Universal/Blumhouse’s Five Nights at Freddy’s scared up an estimated $80m domestically and $130m globally.

Based on a video game, Five Nights at Freddy’s scored the biggest opening weekend of the year for a horror film, is the second-largest debut ever for a video-game adaptation and is the highest-grossing opening weekend for a Halloween weekend release.

The weekend also saw Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour cross the $200m mark globally; its box office take is now $203m.

  1. Five Nights at Freddy’s (Universal): $80m total; 3,675 screens/$21,224 average per screen (Debut)
  2. Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour (AMC): $14.7m total; 3,773 screens/$3,896 average per screen (Week 3)
  3. Killers of the Flower Moon (Paramount): $9m total; 3,628 screens/$2,480 average per screen (Week 2)
  4. After Death (Angel Studios): $5.06m total; 2,645 screens/$1,913 average per screen (Debut)
  5. The Exorcist: Believer (Universal): $3.1m total; 2,717 screens/$1,140 average per screen (Week 4)