Five Nights at Freddy's, Universal and Blumhouse's horror video game adaptation, broke multiple box office records with its $78 million domestic debut and another $52 million internationally, making a global start of 130 million dollars, "Variety" reported.
Ticket sales were particularly impressive as the film debuted in theaters alongside a same-day premiere on streaming platform Peacock, marking the biggest domestic opening weekend of all time for the Universal/Peacock hybrid production.
In just three days, the film managed to become Blumhouse's highest-grossing worldwide opening to date.
"It's so nice when it all works out. Thanks to everyone for being patient with us on (Night Shift at Freddy's). We wanted to get it right for the fans. That's all we were focused on." , "Blumhouse" founder Jason Blum wrote in X in light of its box office success. "And it's official. The biggest opening for a Blumhouse movie of all time."
In addition, Night Shift at Freddy's ranks as the year's biggest horror debut worldwide and at the domestic box office. /BGNES