LOS ANGELES (AP) — A robust audience turned out to catch “It: Chapter Two” in movie theaters this weekend, but not quite as big as the first.
Warner Bros. says Sunday that “It: Chapter Two” earned an estimated $91 million from North American ticket sales in its first weekend.READ MORE: NYC Mourning NYPD Officers Wilbert Mora, Jason Rivera After Deadly Ambush In Harlem
Trailing only its predecessor which debuted to a record $123.4 million in September 2017, the launch of “It: Chapter Two” is the second highest opening for a horror film and the month of September.READ MORE: President Biden To Meet With Mayor Adams In New York City About Gun Violence Prevention
Based on Stephen King’s novel, “It: Chapter Two” brings the Losers Club back to Derry 27 years later to take on the demonic clown Pennywise. It was the only major film to open this weekend.
“Angel Has Fallen” took a distant second with $6 million and “Good Boys” placed third with $5.4 million.MORE NEWS: First Alert Snowstorm Forecast: Nor'easter Could Bring Heavy Snowfall, Powerful Winds This Weekend
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