Brightburn grossed $17.3 million in the United States and Canada, and $15.5 million in other territories, for a worldwide total of $32.8 million. In the United States and Canada, Brightburn was released alongside Aladdin and Booksmart, and was projected to gross around $12–16 million from 2,607 theaters in its four-day opening weekend.
Directed by David Yarovesky. With Elizabeth Banks, David Denman, Jackson A. Dunn, Abraham Clinkscales. What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister?
Brightburn Critics Consensus. Although Brightburn doesn't fully deliver on the pitch-black promise of its setup, it's still enough to offer a diverting subversion of the superhero genre.
- Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Dec 08, 2018 · With Brightburn, the visionary filmmaker of Guardians of the Galaxy and Slither presents a startling, subversive take on a radical new genre: superhero horror. Cast: Elizabeth Banks
- 3 min
- Sony Pictures Entertainment
Brandon Breyer, otherwise better known as Brightburn, is the titular main protagonist villain of the 2019 supervillain horror film of the same name. In a reversal of the typical Superman story, Brandon is an extraterrestrial who is sent to Earth with the sinister intentions of taking it over. He ends up crash landing in Brightburn, Kansas, where he is adopted by a couple unable to have ...
Brightburn 2019 16+ 1h 30m Horror Movies Loving parents who adopted a child that fell from the stars in a spacecraft years ago realize that he's becoming evil -- and that he has superpowers.
- David Yarovesky
May 25, 2019 · [This story contains spoilers for Brightburn] “We believe that you came here for a reason,” Tori Breyer (Elizabeth Banks) tells her son, Brandon (Jason A. Dunn), with a gentle yet firm resolve ...
- Richard Newby
May 27, 2019 · Brightburn ends with a credits scene that shows news footage of Brandon (now nicknamed Brightburn after his hometown) wreaking havoc, intercut with clips from a YouTube conspiracy theory show hosted by an Alex Jones-esque character known as The Big T (James Gunn's frequent collaborator Michael Rooker).
Dec 09, 2018 · Brightburn appears to be a cross between Man of Steel and The Omen, with the trailer intentionally inviting comparisons to Man of Steel, right down to the choice of font.Which is rather amusing ...
- Dani Di Placido
May 23, 2019 · What makes “Brightburn” a little better than average is the time it spends observing Brandon with Tori and Kyle, his loving, increasingly alarmed mom and dad, who are played with excellent ...
- David Yarovesky