On Halloween. Back in October 23rd, Tyler Perry’s’Boo: A Madea Halloween’ $27M in its opening weekend as Sundays are usually strong with its core fans. With an estimated $27.6M to $28M for the weekend, Tyler Perry’s Boo! A Madea Halloween will be rank as the third highest-grossing opening for a Madea film — behind the 2009 comedyMadea Goes to Jail and the 2006 Madea’s Family Reunion…
Today, Lionsgate is launching the comedy sequel “Tyler Perry’s Boo 2: A Madea Halloween” on Oct. 20.
Perry brought his signature Madea character back to life last year in his ninth “Madea” movie — “Tyler Perry’s Boo! A Madea Halloween.” Perry credited the story’s origin to Chris Rock’s inclusion of a fictitious Madea Halloween movie in his 2014 film “Top Five.”
Fun Fact.. Boo! A Madea Halloween” was a solid performer for Lionsgate with $73 million in domestic grosses.