First Man, about astronaut Neil Armstrong’s historic first walk on the moon on July 20, 1969, couldn’t knock last week’s No. 1, Venom, off the top of the box office this weekend.
The sci-fi chiller, starring Tom Hardy, took $35.7 million – while First Man lifted off with $16.5 million.
Venom’s take boosts the massive $80 million it scared up last weekend.
No 1 for a second week: Sci-fi chiller Venom, starring Tom Hardy, took $35.7 million for a global traul of just over $378 million
Added to the $235.3 million it made elsewhere that gives it a global trawl of just over $378 million.
Bradley Cooper’s A Star Is Born with fan favorite Lady Gaga fell only 35 percent in weekend two, earning $28 million to take second place.
The third version of the classic rags to riches weepie has now earned $94.2 million locally and $135.3 million globally.
Rock ‘n’ roll weepie: Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper in A Star is Born which hung onto second spot for a second week with $28 million. It has now earned $135.3 million globally
That leaves First Man, starring Ryan Gosling, stalled in orbit in third with $16.5 million.
Directed by Oscar-winner Damien Chazelle, it also added $8.6 million elsewhere for a global take of just over $25 million.
Still, Universal Pictures expects it to have a long box office life, according to
One small step for man: First Man, starring Ryan Gosling, stalled in orbit in third with $16.5 million in its first weekend
Family friendly Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween was close behind with $16.2 million giving the comedy chiller fourth place. It now has a global haul of almost $20 million.
Meawhile, Smallfoot, a family animation featuring the voice talents of Channing Tatum and Zendaya, took $9.3 million to come in fifth.
It’s earned $57.6 million since its September 28 release and $52.6 million elsewhere giving it a worldwide haul of $110.2 million.
Waiting for the worst: Family friendly Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween scared up $16.2 million giving the comedy chiller fourth place. It has a global haul of almost $20 million
Yeah, that’s a Small Foot: The family friendly animation came in fifth with $9.3 million