‘Joker’ Delivers Largest October Opening Ever with $93.5 Million
This weekend saw the Warner Bros.
DC Comics adaptation Joker deliver the largest October domestic opening weekend of all-time and the fourth largest opening ever for an R-rated feature.
The film was the #1 movie domestically and overseas, kicking things off with a $234 million global launch.
With an estimated $93.5 million, Warner Bros.’s Joker delivered the largest October domestic opening ever, topping the $80.25 million opening for Venom just last year, not to mention coming very close to the $93.8 million opening for Justice League in 2017, which it could very easily top once actuals come in on Monday.
The Joker’s performance is also the fourth largest domestic opening ever for an R-rated film and comes up just shy of becoming only the fourth R-rated film to ever open with $100+ million.
Heading into the weekend the film had already broken a record, becoming the widest October opening ever, playing in 4,374 locations and on Thursday
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