'Inferno' Can't Beat 'Madea Halloween' at Domestic Box Office, 'Doctor Strange' Grabs $86M Overseas


'Inferno' Can't Beat 'Madea Halloween' at Domestic Box Office, 'Doctor Strange' Grabs $86M Overseas


The Tom Hanks-led movie can't dethrone Tyler Perry's comedy horror flick, while the Benedict Cumberbatch-led superhero movie is expected to open huge at North American box office next week.
Tyler Perry's "Boo! A Madea Halloween" still holds the throne at North American box office in its second week. The comedy horror flick has added another $17.2 million to its total cume of $52.6 million since it was released in theaters across the nation on October 21.

Landing in the second place is newcomer "Inferno", which earns $14.9 million, about half of Sony's expectation. The Tom Hanks-starring movie fails to take the champion title from Perry's horror flick, but it has successfully earned nearly $150 million in three weeks of its international release.

"Certainly, we thought of the film as for the international market. We knew that's where the sweet spot was going to be," said Rory Bruer, domestic distribution chief for the studio. "We got a few bad breaks, the biggest being this historical World Series."

Rounding out the top five are "Jack Reacher: Never Go Back", "The Accountant" and "Ouija: Origin of Evil". Tom Cruise's action film drops one slot to the third place with $9.6 million. Meanwhile, Ben Affleck's thriller still secures the fourth spot by collecting another $8.5 million in its third week. As for Universal's horror flick, it falls two spots to the fifth place with $7.1 million.

Expected to open big at domestic box office next week is Marvel's "Doctor Strange". The Benedict Cumberbatch-starring superhero flick is not coming to U.S. theaters until November 4, but it successfully debuts with a solid $86 million at worldwide box office.

Top Ten Movies at Box Office for October 28-30:
  1. "Boo! A Madea Halloween" - $17.2 million
  2. "Inferno" - $14.9 million
  3. "Jack Reacher: Never Go Back" - $9.6 million
  4. "The Accountant" - $8.5 million
  5. "Ouija: Origin of Evil" - $7.1 million
  6. "The Girl on the Train (2016)" - $4.4 million
  7. "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" - $4.1 million
  8. "Keeping Up with the Joneses" - $3.4 million
  9. "Storks" - $2.9 million
  10. "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil" - $2.2 million


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