(SONY PICTURES} – It may have been poorly received by critics, but Sony Pictures’ ‘Venom’ topped the U.S. box office for the weekend ending Sunday (October 7) with an haul of $80 million, according to website boxofficemojo.com.
Coming in second place is the Bradley Cooper helmed adaptation ‘A Star is Born’, which sees Lady Gaga making her feature film debut as a singer trying to make it to the big time. The film took in $41.3 million this weekend.
‘Smallfoot’, a role reversal animation where yetis discover a human being, comes in at third with a further $14.9 million.
Universal Pictures holds the fourth and fifth places with ‘Night School’ and ‘The House with the Clock in its Walls’ which brought in in $12.3 million and $7.3 million respectively.