This Weekend Disney’s Hocus Pocus Re-Release To Hit $2 Million At The Box Office

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Highlights:

  • The audience is entering Halloween month by watching one of the old classic Halloween films.
  • Last Week, Disney re-released the 1993 Hocus Pocus film in theaters.
  • This weekend, the film is almost going to hit 2$ million at the box office.

Inside Story

This Weekend, Disney’s most beloved Halloween films are about to gross $2 million at the box office. Yes, we are talking about Hocus Pocus. The film has a huge fan base, which follows Max (Omri Katz).

One day he moves to Salem with his family and strives to fit in his new life. One day, he brings back the Sanderson sisters who got executed for being witches in the 17th century. 

Directed by Kenny Ortega, the film stars other actors like Bette Midler, Doug Jones, Tobias Jelinek, Larry Bagby, Vinessa Shaw, Thora Birch, Kathy Najimi, Sarah Jessica Parker, as well as Bette Midler. The film premiered in 1993 in theaters, but it only grossed $40 million. But now, this film has become one of the cult classics in Halloween’s movies list on Disney. 

Recently, some sources reported Midler would be reprising her role in the sequel. And last week, when the film got re-released by Disney, many viewers watched the Halloween film. It seems like the film’s popularity and shine hasn’t diminished at all. Sources say that it has collected a great revenue.

As per our research, the re-release has proved that it is still loved by the viewers. Disney has also taken a great move by releasing it in theaters. Currently, the film is streaming in 2,500 theaters, and if the viewers continue to fill the seats, it will cross $2 million at the box office.

Even in the ongoing pandemic, the number is quite good, and till now, Christopher Nolan’s Tenet movie has grossed $3 million this weekend, which makes it the frontrunner. 

Final Words

Fans love this film for a good reason. Even after 27 years, the film remains a delight for the viewers. We are totally convinced that the fanbase of the film is quite huge. As the Halloween season is looming around the corner, and viewers are excited about the upcoming festival.

Also, the hunger Hocus Pocus 2 is rising too, but Disney has not disclosed any further updates about the sequel. 

We will inform you once Disney makes an official announcement, so until then, watch Hocus Pocus, which is still streaming in your nearby theaters.

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