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"It" Juggernaut Tops Box Office For Second Weekend


image from www.celebrityaccess.comWarner Bros. horror juggernaut “It” continued a strong box office run over the weekend, opening in 10 new markets and maintaining its tight grip on the top spot both internationally and in domestic theaters.

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Over the weekend, “It” based on a novel by Stephen King, added $60.0M in revenue in North America and $120.3M worldwide, with an impressive total cumulative 2-week tally of $371.3 million. mother! Debuting at #2 in North America and the #3 spot worldwide was Lionsgate’s spy thriller “American Assassin.” Directed by Michael Cuesta, and starring Dylan O’Brien, Michael Keaton, and Sanaa Lathan, the film is an adaptation of Vince Flynn’s 2010 novel of the same name.

In its debut weekend, “American Assassin” chalked up a thin $14.8 million in North America and $21 million worldwide. mother! Fox’s “War For The Planet Of The Apes” made a splash when it opened in China this week, adding $63.2m over the weekend and pushing its worldwide cume over $287m. 

The top 12 worldwide weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, September 17

It – Warner Bros. – $120.3M
War For The Planet Of The Apes – 20th Century Fox – $63.2M
American Assassin – Lionsgate – $21.0M
Spider-Man: Homecoming – Sony – $17.0M
mother! – Paramount Pictures – $13.5M
American Made – Universal – $12.0M
Hitman’s Bodyguard, The – Multiple – $7.6M
Dunkirk – Warner Bros. – $7.0M
Annabelle: Creation – Warner Bros. – $6.7M
Cars 3 – Disney – $6.3M
Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale – Multiple Chinese Distributors – $6.2M
Emoji Movie, The – Sony – $5.9M

The top 12 domestic weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, September 17.

It – Warner Bros. – $60.0M
American Assassin – Lionsgate – $14.8M
mother! – Paramount – $7.5M
Home Again – Open Road – $5.3M
Hitman’s Bodyguard, The – Lionsgate – $3.5M
Annabelle: Creation – Warner Bros. – $2.6M
Wind River – The Weinstein Company – $2.6M
Leap! – The Weinstein Company – $2.1M
Spider-Man: Homecoming – Sony – $1.9M
Dunkirk – Warner Bros. – $1.3M
Logan Lucky – Bleecker Street – $1.0M
Emoji Movie, The – Sony – $1.0M

via Celebrity Access