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Movie Comparison: Psycho (1998) vs. Halloween (1978)

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Domestic Release Date Dec 4, 1998Oct 17, 1978
Production Budget $20,000,000$325,000
Opening Weekend Theaters 2,477
Maximum Theaters 2,490
Theatrical Engagements 9,519
Domestic Opening Weekend $10,031,850 
Domestic Box Office $21,541,218$47,000,000
Inflation Adjusted
Domestic Box Office
International Box Office $15,685,000$23,000,000
Worldwide Box Office $37,226,218$70,000,000

Note: A theatrical engagement is defined as the movie playing in a single theater for one week. So, for example, a film that plays in 3,000 theaters in its first week and 2,000 theaters in its second week will have had 5,000 theatrical engagements.