‘Hocus Pocus’ Once Again One of the Hottest Movies at the Box Office

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Everyone’s favorite Disney Halloween film, Hocus Pocus, has returned to theaters for the spooky season and it has not disappointed!

Nearly 30 years after its initial release, the popular Halloween film, Hocus Pocus, is once again at the top as it’s one of the hottest movies at the box office right now.

Related: New Hocus Pocus Board Game Will Put A Spell On You

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According to DeadlineHocus Pocus is doing extremely well at “2,570 theaters on its way to what looks to be a $1.6M-$1.8M estimated weekend in the No. 2 spot behind Tenet.” These numbers are also after the cult classic debuted on Freeform just one night earlier on October 1 — Meaning, people are still looking to go to the movie theaters even though they can see certain movies at home without paying extra.

Bette Midler even live Tweeted during the Freeform airing to raise awareness for New York Restoration Project.

Related: Original cast returns for “Hocus Pocus” sequel on Disney+

Related: New ‘Hocus Pocus’ Loungefly Will Put a Spell on You

More on Hocus Pocus

You can also watch Hocus Pocus on Disney’s streaming service, Disney+. The official description of the popular Halloween film reads:

After moving to Salem, Mass., teenager Max Dennison (Omri Katz) explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani (Thora Birch) and their new friend, Allison (Vinessa Shaw). After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious, Max accidentally frees a coven of evil witches (Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy) who used to live in the house. Now, with the help of a magical cat, the kids must steal the witches’ book of spells to stop them from becoming immortal.

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