“The Nun II” Takes the Box Office by Storm, Earning $32.6 Million in Debut Weekend
In a surprising turn of events, “The Nun II” has dominated the box office in its first weekend, raking in an impressive $32.6 million. The highly anticipated sequel to 2018’s “The Nun” managed to thrill horror enthusiasts and surpass expectations, earning the top spot at the box office.
Despite being ranked fifth among the nine movies in the “Conjuring” franchise, “The Nun II” has been hailed as a significant improvement over its predecessor. This achievement further solidifies the popularity of the “Conjuring” universe and underscores the revenue-generating potential of horror films.
Horror movies tend to perform exceptionally well during their opening weekends, often surpassing critical reviews. This seems to be the case with “The Nun II,” which has successfully captured the attention and terrorized audiences worldwide. The film has also enjoyed international success, pocketing an impressive $52.7 million from 69 markets.
As the fall season approaches, horror enthusiasts have more reasons to celebrate. Exciting and spine-chilling movies, such as “Saw X” and “The Exorcist: Believer,” are scheduled for release, promising to keep fans on the edge of their seats.
“The Equalizer 3,” which held the top position in its previous weekend, dropped to second place but still managed to bring in $12.1 million. The action-packed film continues to captivate audiences with its intense storyline and exhilarating sequences.
Proving to be a box office contender, “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3” earned $10 million, mostly driven by female audiences over the age of 25. The heartfelt comedy has resonated with fans, sustaining its popularity even after several weeks of release.
In a notable entry from the Indian film industry, “Jawan,” a revenge thriller starring Shah Rukh Khan, secured fourth place with an impressive $6.2 million. The film showcases the global appeal of Indian cinema and has garnered attention from both domestic and international audiences.
The beloved “Barbie” franchise slipped down to fifth place after eight successful weeks, accumulating $5.9 million. Despite its drop in rankings, the movie has undoubtedly left a lasting impression on its viewers, reaffirming the enduring popularity of the iconic doll.
Film enthusiasts eagerly await the final box office numbers, set to be released on Monday. The results are sure to shed more light on the success and impact of these critically acclaimed movies, further shaping the landscape of the entertainment industry.