• Five Nights at Freddy’s broke box office records with its global opening, becoming Blumhouse’s biggest opening in history.
  • The film also sets records for the biggest opening weekend for a horror film directed by a woman and the biggest opening weekend for a PG-13 rated film.
  • With a successful debut and unresolved storylines, the sequel Five Nights at Freddy’s is likely just around the corner as the franchise expands its world.

Eight years after the film adaptation Five Nights at Freddy’s was announced, the film has finally hit the big screen. And thanks to audiences eager to see live-action versions of Freddy, Bonnie, Chica and Foxy, the project broke several box office records in its opening weekend. In accordance with fucking disgusting, Emma Tammyvideo game adaptation, Freddie officially became Blumhousethe largest global discovery in history, going beyond what Halloween was completed back in 2018. In addition to potentially being the studio’s most successful project yet, the haunted pizzeria movie also had a few tricks up its sleeve.

Five Nights at Freddy’s It was also the biggest weekend for a horror film directed by a woman, grossing $78 million. The adaptation achieved the biggest domestic opening in Blumhouse’s history, as well as the biggest opening for a PG-13 film. The only horror releases that debuted better than Freddy and Friends were Chapter Two Thiswith Bill Skarsgard as the cruel child-eating clown Pennywise. There is no way to stop a group of musical animatronics who can kill anyone who enters the restaurant after hours.

The worldwide debut was about $130 million. Five Nights at Freddy’s This is clearly a success for the production company after their latest attempt to launch a new franchise for themselves. Exorcist: Believer, opened below expectations. Debut this year M3GAN and announcement of the sequel Black phoneIt appears that the studio is looking to consolidate with a wide range of franchises that could deliver one box office success after another. The future looks bright for the studio headed by Jason Blum.

Future Five Nights at Freddy’s

Although the continuation Five Nights at Freddy’s was not officially announced, the fact that a couple of storylines were left unresolved and the credits hinted at a continuation of the story should be enough of an indication that Blumhouse and Universal look forward to continuing to expand the world of Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza. Matthew Lillard He previously stated that his contract to play William Afton included multiple films, and with the box office success the adaptation is establishing worldwide, it could only be a matter of time before a second film is announced.

Five Nights at Freddy’s currently playing in theaters and streaming on Peacock. Tickets can be found here.

Five Nights at Freddy’s

Can you survive five nights? Terrifying horror game phenomenon becomes spine-chilling cinematic event as Blumhouse produces M3GAN, Black phoneAnd Invisible Man – brings Five Nights at Freddy’s on the big screen. The film follows a troubled security guard who starts working at Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza. After spending his first night at work, he realizes that it won’t be so easy to survive the night shift at Freddy’s.

Date of issue
October 27, 2023

Emma Tammy

Josh Hutcherson, Matthew Lillard, Elizabeth Lail, Mary Stuart Masterson


lead time
110 minutes

Main genre