It was a scary weekend for everyone including A Quiet Place Part II. The John Krasinski sequel has just been defeated at the weekend box office by The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It.
The third Conjuring movie was supposed to premiere in September last year. However, the Michael Chaves movie has since been delayed due to COVID-19. Interestingly, the new 2021 release date puts it in competition with another horror sequel and The Devil Made Me Do It just managed to get ahead of A Quiet Place 2.
Collider confirms that The Conjuring 3 managed to rake in an impressive $24 million on its opening weekend. This makes it the third highest-grossing domestic opening during the pandemic era after A Quiet Place 2 and Godzilla vs Kong.
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This isn't exactly a huge surprise considering that The Conjuring movies that always done well at the box office. The franchise is constantly successful in bringing in audiences who are eager to be terrified and will continue to do so in the future.
The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It brings back Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga as Ed and Lorraine Warren who are now looking into a murder case where the suspect claims to be possessed by a demon. The sequel also stars Julian Hilliard who had previously appeared in The Haunting of Hill House as the young Luke Crain.
The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It is now screening in theaters worldwide. The sequel is also available on HBO Max.