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A Haunting In Venice Streaming & Digital Release Date Revealed After $112M Box Office Run-TGN

Summary

  • A Haunting in Venice, loosely based on an Agatha Christie novel, has made $112 million at the box office and will soon be available on streaming and digital.
  • Kenneth Branagh returns as both star and director in this horror-tinged Hercule Poirot sequel, with a talented ensemble cast including Tina Fey and Jamie Dornan.
  • The movie will stream on Hulu and be available for purchase on digital platforms starting on October 31, with the Blu-ray and DVD coming out on November 28.


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A Haunting in Venice‘s streaming and digital release date has been revealed, and it’s just in time for Halloween. Loosely based on the Agatha Christie novel Hallowe’en Party, the third Hercule Poirot film starring Kenneth Branagh finds the famous sleuth solving a murder at a séance in Italy. Other than the return of Branagh as the star and director, the ensemble Haunting in Venice cast also includes Kyle Allen, Camille Cottin, Jamie Dornan, Tina Fey, Jude Hill, Ali Khan, Emma Laird, Kelly Reilly, Riccardo Scamarcio, and Michelle Yeoh.

Now, after the Haunting in Venice box office ended its run with $112 million grossed, its streaming and digital release date has been revealed. The horror-tinged Hercule Poirot sequel will stream on Hulu and be available for purchase on digital platforms starting on October 31, just in time for Halloween. This will be followed by its release on Blu-ray and DVD on November 28, just in time for the holidays.


How Did A Haunting in Venice Perform In Theaters?

Hercule Poirot in A Haunting in Venice in front of money

As indicated by its franchise-high Rotten Tomatoes score, A Haunting in Venice received the best reviews of the trilogy, which also includes Murder on the Orient Express and Death on the Nile. However, this critical acclaim didn’t translate to great box office returns. The threequel ended its run with $112 million grossed, well behind the first film, which made over $352 million in 2017. It even failed to surpass the less successful sequel, Death on the Nile, which grossed $137 million following several delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2022.

A Haunting in Venice ended its box office run as the lowest-grossing entry in the trilogy. This begs the question of why, despite receiving some of the best reviews, the series continues to see diminishing returns at the box office. One explanation could be the drastic shift in tone to horror, which may have turned off the slightly older demographic interested in more traditional murder mysteries featuring the famous sleuth. Though it may be the reason it underperformed in theaters, the horror-tinged Hercule Poirot sequel should make for a perfect Halloween release on Hulu.

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