1. Blockbuster Debut: "Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire" surprises with $45M+ opening, marking a triumphant return for the franchise.

2. Franchise Milestone: Sequel propels Ghostbusters beyond $1B, solidifying its cultural status. 

3. Mixed Reviews: Despite success, "Frozen Empire" faces criticism for tone deviation. 

4. Global Reach: International earnings contribute to $61.6M global start. 

5. Marketing Magic: Sony's strategic campaigns drive turnout and buzz.