“The nun” had a divine debut at the North American box office during this weekend, establishing itself as the film as the best release of the five that complete the franchise of “The Conjuring”.

Warner Bros. maintained its dominance for the fifth consecutive weekend thanks to the 53.5 million dollars raised by “The Nun” in 3,876 rooms in North America, a figure that rose to $ 131 million globally. The film thus became the best debut of the franchise, well above the 41.8 million dollars of “The spell” in 2013, which was the record so far.

Corin Hardy’s horror film – starred by Mexican Demian Bichir and Taissa Farmiga – scored other brands for the saga, such as the best Thursday of the five films ($ 5.4 million) and the best debut day (22 , 3 million dollars). Imax screens contributed $ 4.5 million in the launch of “The Nun”.


The first four installments of Warner Bros.’s “The Conjuration” franchise – “The Spell”, “Annabelle”, “The Spell 2” and “Annabelle: Creation” – generated more than $ 1,100 million worldwide.

“We knew there was a lot of anticipation for ‘The Nun’, but these results surpass everything we expected,” said Jeff Goldstein, Warner Bros. chief local distributor. “We expected word of mouth to push the film well into the fall. boreal), and we also hope that more than one or two nuns will appear on the portals and at parties this Halloween! “.

Warner Bros. takes five weeks at the top of the box office locally. He also held positions one and two for four weeks in a row, the first time a study achieves this milestone in 25 years. The study held second place with “Crazy Rich Asians”, which raised an impressive 13.5 million dollars in its fourth weekend, for a total of 136 million dollars in North America.

Among the newcomers, Jennifer Garner’s thriller “Peppermint” debuted in third place with 13.2 million dollars.

On the other hand, “Mission: Impossible – Repercussion” of Tom Cruise surpassed the 700 million dollars worldwide and improved the collection of “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol” (649.7 million dollars), establishing itself as the most taquillero of the saga. (AND)