Box Office: Conjuring 2 Rises to $40.4M
Warner. Bros Pictures & New Line Productions “The Conjuring 2” Easily scores in the Box Office Collection, With in three days of release Beating up Big-Budget video game adaptation Warcraft and Now You See Me 2. The Collection Crosses with a stellar $40.4 million debut from 3,343 theaters, the largest Horror opening since the first Conjuring in July 2013 and the biggest ever for the month of June. Box Office: Conjuring 2 Rises to $40.4M
The James Wan-directed film is proving an exception all over and placing not far behind The Conjuring ($41.9 million). It’s also impressing overseas, grossing $50 million from 44 markets for an early worldwide total of $90.4 million and scoring the top start of all time for a horror title in 26 markets, including Mexico ($9.1 million), Brazil ($3.7 million) and Australia ($2.7 million).
Conjuring 2 is set a decade later, when the clairvoyant Lorraine has insisted they take a break from case work. Wan returning to the director’s chair and Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga reprising their roles as real life demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren In Conjuring 2.