Two new films debuted in the top five at the box office this first weekend of October. The horror movie Smile took over the top spot, earning $22 million.
Last weekend's top movie, the thriller Don’t Worry Darling starring Florence Pugh and Harry Styles, dropped just one spot to second, earning an additional $7.3 million for a two-week total of $32.8 million.
Rounding out the top five was the re-issue of James Cameron’s Avatar, which added $4.7 million to its earnings for a two-week total of $18.6 million. ~Alexandra Heilbron