Columbia Pictures’ Venom is officially the #1 movie in the world and has achieved the biggest opening in October both domestically and internationally.
The Spider-Man less spin-off opened to $80 million domestically, obliterating the previous record for highest opening weekend in October set by Gravity ($55.78 million back in 2013).
Internationally, the film took in $125.2 million, beating out the life time gross of some high profile comic book adaptations in some markets. Directed by Ruben Fleischer, the film stars Tom Hardy, Riz Ahmed, and Michelle Williams. Venom is produced by Avi Arad, Matt Tolmach and Amy Pascal.
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