Box Office: “It: Chapter Two” Hauls $90M Opening Weekend

Bill Hader, James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, and Andy Bean in "It: Chapter Two"

The Warner Bros/New Line’s R-rated horror film opened to the tune of over $90 million. 

It was a big opening weekend for It: Chapter Two. The sequel to its 2017 predecessor opened on 4,570 screens — the widest release ever for a horror film. The sequel to the Steven King adaptation is en route to becoming one of the largest opening weekends for a horror film as well as score the best opening since The Lion King, which premiered to the tune of $191.8 million.

The first installment of the horror franchise opened tp record-shattering $123.4 million over the same weekend two years ago. It was also better liked by critics with sequel scoring 65% on Rotten Tomatoes which is considerably lower than the first It’s to 86%.

While the film is dominating the box office, let us just remind you that no other studio film opened against it.