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The Conjuring movie may have broken horror genre box-office record - even considering inflation (photo: paranormal investigator Patrick Wilson in The Conjuring) James Wan’s Warner Bros.-distributed horror movie The Conjuring, starring Patrick Wilson (Little Children, Watchmen) and 2009 Best Supporting Actress Oscar nominee Vera Farmiga (Up in the Air), opened with more than twice its reported $20 million production budget at 2,903 North American venues this past weekend, July 19-21, 2013. According to weekend box-office actuals found at Box Office Mojo, The Conjuring took in an outstanding $41.85 million — including an estimated $3.31 million from Thursday evening and midnight screenings. The horror movie also earned an additional $3.4 million internationally. Which movie is the box-office record holder in the original R-rated horror movie category? The Conjuring vs. The Sixth Sense, What Lies Beneath The initial gross of James Wan’s supernatural tale means The Conjuring has had the most successful domestic opening ever for an »

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