The long-running slasher series “Scream” from Paramount and Spyglass Media got off to a frightfully fantastic start with its opening weekend haul of $44.5 million.

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Scream 3 from 2000 previously held the record for the franchise’s biggest domestic opening with a $34.7 million total. The recent entry in the series, 2022’s Scream, made $30 million in the United States during its January opening weekend before surpassing $100 million globally.

However, the most recent Scream movie made $5.7 million during previews on Thursday before rising to $19.3 million on Friday and decreasing to $15.4 million on Saturday. This puts the slasher in front of Creed III this weekend at the US movie office. According to Deadline, the threequel movie made $27.1 million during its second weekend in theatres.

Chris Aronson, president of domestic distribution at Paramount, believes it is extraordinary to have this kind of result after six films. “We blew away the opening of the last ‘Scream.’ That doesn’t happen. With an additional $22.6 million from 53 foreign territories, the R-rated “Scream VI” increased its total worldwide earnings to $67.1 million.

Scream VI Synopsis

Although the former Woodsboro victims, Jenna Ortega, Melissa Barrera, Mason Gooding, Jasmin Savoy Brown, and Courteney Cox, have relocated to New York City in “Scream VI,” a new killer Ghostface sets his eyes on the city. After directing the revamp the previous year, Guy Busick and James Vanderbilt, as well as directors Tyler Gillett and Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, are back to helm this installment.

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On the review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes, the horror movie currently has a 62% approval rating from leading critics. The movie received positive reviews from viewers and a “B+” rating from the research company Cinema Score. That’s a resoundingly favourable assessment, especially for a horror film since that genre normally has a more pessimistic outlook.

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