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Box Office Weekend: It Holds Top Spot

17 September 2017 6:54 PM, PDT | CinemaNerdz | See recent CinemaNerdz news »

The horror film It topped the box office again this week with $60 million. The two-week total for the film fell just short of $220 million but has established the Stephen King adaptation as the highest grossing September release of all time. In a distant second-place was American Assassin with $14.8 million in its first week of release.

Darren Aronofsky’s mother! finished in third with $7.5 million in its initial week of release and has apparently not been winning audiences over despite the presence of star Jennifer Lawrence. Meanwhile, the Reese Witherspoon comedy Home Again brought in $5.3 million to bring its two-week total to $17.1, which was good enough to hold fourth place this week. The Hitman’s Bodyguard brought its five-week total to $70.4 million with $3.6 million this weekend, which held fifth place for it.

The successful six-week run for Annabelle: Creation continued as the horror film took in $2.6 million to raise its total »

- Mike Tyrkus

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‘It’ Lives Again, ‘mother!’ Dies at Box Office

17 September 2017 12:26 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Stephen King’s mighty “It” is single-handedly reviving box office totals after a bleak late summer. It is rare for the second weekend of a hit film to provide the majority of the gross for the time period, but that’s what Warner Bros. achieved on the horror flick’s second weekend. While not as dominant as it was in its September record initial three days, $60 million represented barely more than a 50 per cent drop. Not bad.

With almost $219 million in the till so far and a strong hold, forget $300 million as an ultimate domestic total — $350 million now looks possible. “It” is already the third-biggest modern-day September release ever after only ten days. It will soar past “Rush Hour” by next weekend, and end up almost certain behind “Crocodile Dundee” (adjusted to current ticket prices, at about $410 million) as best for the month in the era of wide initial releases. »

- Tom Brueggemann

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'It' Remains #1 with $60M Second Weekend, Floating to September Record

17 September 2017 9:22 AM, PDT | Box Office Mojo | See recent BoxOfficeMojo.com news »

After just eight days in release, WB and New Line's It became the highest grossing September release of all-time, two days later it added another $40 million to that total for an impressive $60 million second weekend and nearly $220 million in just ten days. The horror film's performance vastly overshadowed the weekend's two new wide releases that saw Lionsgate and CBS Films's American Assassin deliver respectable results in second place while Paramount's release of Darren Aronofsky's mother! suffered greatly, finishing in third and receiving a disastrous "F" CinemaScore from opening day audiences. With an estimated $60 million this weekend, WB and New Line's It brought its domestic cume to $218.7 million after just ten days in release. As already mentioned, that makes it the largest September release ever, topping 1986's Crocodile Dundee ($174.8m). That number, of course, is not adjusted for inflation. Adjusted for inflation, however, It still finishes within the top »

- Brad Brevet <mail@boxofficemojo.com>

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Box Office: ‘Mother!’ Crumbles With $7.5 Million, ‘It’ Repeats No. 1

17 September 2017 7:35 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

It” continues to post terrifyingly huge numbers, while “Mother!” opens with a thud.

“It,” from Warner Bros. and New Line, expects to finish its second weekend with $60 million from 4,103 locations. That would make its domestic gross so far $218.7 million — a record for the highest earning September release ever. The old record-holder was 1986’s “Crocodile Dundee” with $174.8 million. Broken down by day this weekend, “It” earned $19.4 million on Friday and $26.2 million on Saturday. Sunday’s take is estimated to be about $14.5 million. 389 Imax screens are expected to account for just over $3 million of the film’s take in North America this weekend.

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Film Review: Jennifer Lawrence in ‘mother!’

Overseas, “It” is pulling in an additional $60.3 million in 56 markets. That raises its international total to $152.6 million and the worldwide tally to $371.3 million.

Based on Stephen King’s novel, “It” opened last weekend with an enormous domestic pull of $123.4 million. The R-rated title, reportedly »

- Seth Kelley

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new and ongoing cinema releases, Us/Can, from Sep 08

15 September 2017 10:24 AM, PDT | www.flickfilosopher.com | See recent FlickFilosopher news »

A simple listing, duplicated from the in cinemas Us and Canada page, of new releases and other stuff currently available, for the benefit of those playing along by RSS or keeping up via the Daily Digest emails (sign up here).

opening this week American Assassin mother!    expanding The Unknown Girl Viceroy’s House

2017’s films, ranked by maryann

all reviews, 1997–today

now in cinemas The Big Sick California Typewriter Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie Detroit Dolores Dunkirk A Ghost Story The Glass Castle I Do… Until I Don’t Ingrid Goes West It Comes at Night Lady Macbeth Landline The Limehouse Golem Lost in Paris (Paris pieds nus) Maudie Megan Leavey Patti Cake$ Polina School Life Spider-Man: Homecoming Step Terminator 2: Judgment Day 3D 13 Minutes (aka Elser) War for the Planet of the Apes Wind River Wonder Woman Atomic Blonde Clash (Eshtebak) The Dark Tower Despicable Me 3 47 Meters »

- MaryAnn Johanson

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new and ongoing cinema releases, UK/Ire, from Sep 14-15

15 September 2017 10:16 AM, PDT | www.flickfilosopher.com | See recent FlickFilosopher news »

A simple listing, duplicated from the in cinemas UK and Ireland page, of new releases and other stuff currently available, for the benefit of those playing along by RSS or keeping up via the Daily Digest emails (sign up here).

opening this week My Pure Land Victoria & Abdul American Assassin mother!    I’m planning to see… Close Encounters of the Third Kind (4K restoration) The Villainess

2017’s films, ranked by maryann

all reviews, 1997–today

now in cinemas The Big Sick Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie Detroit Dunkirk Final Portrait A Ghost Story God’s Own Country The Limehouse Golem Maudie Patti Cake$ Spider-Man: Homecoming Step Terminator 2: Judgment Day 3D War for the Planet of the Apes Wind River Wonder Woman American Made Atomic Blonde The Dark Tower Despicable Me 3 Everything, Everything Girls Trip The Handmaiden Logan Lucky Annabelle: Creation Baby Driver Cars 3 The Emoji Movie England Is Mine »

- MaryAnn Johanson

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"The Haunting of Hill House"

15 September 2017 9:06 AM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

According to reports, actress Lulu Wilson ("Annabelle: Creation") has joined the cast of the upcoming Netflix/Amblin adaptation of author Shirley Jackson's 1959 novel "The Haunting Of Hill House", previously adapted as the feature "The Haunting":

"...'Hill House' is an eighty-year-old mansion built by long-deceased 'Hugh Crain'. The story follows main characters 'Dr. John Montague', an investigator of the supernatural, 'Eleanor Vance', a shy young woman who resents having lived as a recluse caring for her demanding invalid mother, 'Theodora', a flamboyant, bohemian artist and 'Luke Sanderson', the young heir to 'Hill House'.

"Dr. Montague hopes to find scientific evidence of the existence of the supernatural. He rents Hill House for a summer and invites as his guests several people, chosen because of their past experience with paranormal events. 

"Of these, only Eleanor and Theodora accept. Eleanor travels to the house, where she and Theodora will live in isolation with Montague and Luke. »

- Michael Stevens

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Netflix’s Haunting of Hill House Casts Annabelle Creation Actress

14 September 2017 6:03 PM, PDT | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

Director Mike Flanagan reunites with his Ouija star, as Annabelle: Creation actress Lulu Wilson joins the cast of The Haunting of Hill House. »

- David Stephens

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James Wan to Produce New Line Horror Film ‘Sweet Tooth’

14 September 2017 4:27 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

New Line is expanding its horror empire, securing rights to Dutch filmmaker Nico van den Brink’s short film “Sweet Tooth” and setting up the project as a feature film with the ubiquitous James Wan producing.

Van den Brink will direct and have a story by credit in what will be his first feature. He studied at the University of Amsterdam and the Netherlands Film Academy, and has directed a number of short films and commercials.

The short film, which debuted at the Fantasia Festival, focuses on an apartment dweller who discovers on the news that three of her neighbors have been killed. Wan will produce through his Atomic Monster production company and Chris Bender will produce for Good Fear.

New Line’s four-film “Conjuring” series has grossed more than $1 billion at the worldwide box office. The low-cost franchise launched in 2013 with “The Conjuring,” starring Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson as paranormal investigators, and »

- Dave McNary

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Rising Horror Star Lulu Wilson Joins Netflix’s “The Haunting of Hill House”

14 September 2017 3:23 PM, PDT | bloody-disgusting.com | See recent Bloody-Disgusting.com news »

Coming off her standout roles in Ouija: Origin of Evil and this year’s Annabelle: Creation, child actor Lulu Wilson is fast becoming something of a modern day scream queen. We’re happy to report that she’s the latest to join the cast of “The Haunting of Hill House,” Netflix’s re-imagining of Shirley Jackson’s classic 1959 novel. The news […] »

- John Squires

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‘The Haunting Of Hill House’: Lulu Wilson & Victoria Pedretti Cast In Netflix Series Re-Imagining

14 September 2017 2:38 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Exclusive: Annabelle: Creation actress Lulu Wilson and newcomer Victoria Pedretti have joined the upcoming Netflix series adaptation of Shirley Jackson's classic 1959 novel, The Haunting Of Hill House, from Amblin TV and Paramount TV. Genre filmmaker Mike Flanagan, who directed Wilson in 2016’s Ouija: Origin of Evil, is at the helm of the 10-episode straight-to-series drama, which draws from the original classic ghost story while expanding on the mythology of the Crane… »

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Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood’s Horror Made Here Event to Include the Neibolt House from The It Experience

14 September 2017 12:37 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

If you missed out on entering the Neibolt House at Hollywood's immersive It experience this summer (check out Heather Wixson's event report here), don't despair, because you'll have a chance to face your fears in Pennywise's domain at Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood's Horror Made Here tour this October, which will include the Neibolt House and other spooky experiences from movies like The Conjuring and A Nightmare on Elm Street.

Press Release: Burbank, CA – September 13, 2017 – Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood is expanding this Halloween with an all new immersive experience created especially for horror fans. For six nights only, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood: Horror Made Here will transform the famed backlot into a festival of frights, taking guests into the most spine-tingling moments from some of Hollywood’s greatest horror movies. As part of the expanded offerings, Horror Made Here will include the Neibolt House from the highly »

- Derek Anderson

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Horrorwood! Will the new golden age of scary movies save cinema?

14 September 2017 9:41 AM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

It’s been a disappointing year at the box office – which means the huge success of It, Get Out and other horrors have made the genre more vital than ever. So how did these once-fringe films move to the heart of the mainstream?

A creepy clown has just chomped a monstrous chunk out of the box office – and It is not alone. This year, horrors Annabelle: Creation and the fantastic Get Out have thrived while other genres struggled to draw in the crowds. The Stephen King adaptation about the evil Pennywise has made nearly $180m (£134m) worldwide in its opening weekend, the biggest-ever opening for a horror. It’s official: horror films are firmly part of the mainstream – for good or bad.

The Conjuring “universe” kicked off in 2013, buoyed by the success of the Insidious series. The supernatural sequels and spin-offs that followed its success have since magicked themselves into »

- Anna Smith

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'It' Set for $50M+ Second Weekend, Smothering 'Mother!' and 'American Assassin' Debuts

14 September 2017 9:33 AM, PDT | Box Office Mojo | See recent BoxOfficeMojo.com news »

Friday Am Update: Lionsgate's release of CBS Films' American Assassin brought in $915,000 from Thursday night previews in 2,400 locations beginning at 7Pm. This compares favorably to John Wick, which kicked off its run to a $14.4 million opening with $870k from Thursday screenings. Paramount's mother! delivered $700k from Thursday previews beginning at 7Pm in ~2,000 locations, which is behind the $855k for Crimson Peak, which we used as one of our comps in our weekend preview below. It is, however, an improvement on the $520k Nightcrawler brought in before it opened with $10.4 million back in October 2014. We'll take a closer look at things tomorrow morning once Friday estimates come in. For now you can check out our weekend preview below.Weekend Preview: Following a record breaking opening last weekend, WB and New Line's It will reign supreme once again this weekend, pushing the horror film's domestic gross near record heights after just ten days of release. »

- Brad Brevet <mail@boxofficemojo.com>

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Can American Assassin End It's Reign of Terror at the Box Office?

12 September 2017 10:56 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

New Line Cinema's It remake gave the sagging box office a much-needed jolt after the worst summer season in 11 years, pulling in a massive $123.4 million, which even came in $6 million higher than the original estimate of $117.1 million. The tally easily set a new record for the highest September opening weekend in history, along with the highest debut for any horror movie in history, and provided even more proof that audiences are hungry for edgy R-rated fare. This weekend, Pennywise and The Losers Club will go up against three new movies opening in wide release, Lionsgate's action-packed adaptation American Assassin, Paramount's bizarre drama mother! and Open Road Films' thriller All I See Is You. None of these movies are expected to give It a serious run for the box office crown, with the movie easily expected to repeat atop the box office with $66.2 million.

What's ironic about that projection is, »

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Amityville O Despertar TV Spot: Hey Brazil, Wake Up to Terror

12 September 2017 9:30 AM, PDT | Screen Anarchy | See recent Screen Anarchy news »

This has been a good year for horror movies in the U.S., with It, Annabelle: Creation, Get Out and 47 Meters Down enjoying very good returns at the box office. A Ghost Story also did very well in comparison to its production budget, even though it's very much not a traditional horror piece, and It Comes At Night scored points and stirred up further conversations. Less well-regarded titles like Wish Upon and Rings barely earned back their reported production budgets, but should turn profits in the home video realm. But there's nothing odd or unusual about any of that. Horror devotees tend to see every theatrical release, just because there are relatively few titles that make it to big screens, and some of them also...

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‘It’ Will Become One of the Top 10 Horror Films in Box-Office History

12 September 2017 9:21 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

After Sunday confirmed growing word of mouth, “It” ended its opening weekend with $123 million. For horror films, which call a $40 million-$50 million opening great, that’s nearly uncharted territory. Even if “It” only doubles its opening, that would make it not only the biggest Stephen King adaptation ever (topping “The Green Mile,” in adjusted numbers), but also one of the top horror films in box-office history.

It will easily outpace this year’s two best, the microbudget Blumhouse films “Get Out” ($175 million) and “Split” ($138 million). And the first weekend already has surpassed “Annabelle: Creation” ($96 million) or a domestic disappointment like the Tom Cruise’s “The Mummy” ($80 million).

Horror can cover a lot of territory, so exact definitions can be a challenge. But it looks like “It” will join a list of the 10 biggest ever in domestic ticket sales (as calculated by adjusting ticket prices).

“The Exorcist”

Top 10 Horror Movies in »

- Tom Brueggemann

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Win A Signed It Movie Poster

11 September 2017 1:53 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

New Line Cinema’s widely acclaimed horror thriller “It” smashed the record books with stunning opening weekend numbers on both the domestic and international fronts, it was announced by Sue Kroll, President Worldwide Marketing and Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures. Based on Stephen King’s beloved perennial bestseller, the film took in an estimated $189.4 million worldwide.

Domestically, “It” scared up an astounding $123.1 million, crushing multiple records in its first weekend, starting with $13.5 million Thursday night previews, which made history as the highest horror preview; the largest R-rated preview; and the top September preview ever.

Wamg is giving away a poster from the film signed by:

Jaeden Lieberher

Jeremy Ray Taylor

Sophia Lillis

Jack Dylan Grazer

Finn Wolfhard

Wyatt Oleff

Chosen Jacobs

Andy Muschietti

We’ll also throw in a copy of the book and a Run-Of-Engagement pass as well.

For a chance to win, leave your name and email in our comments section. »

- Movie Geeks

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[Video] Bill Skarsgård Doing the Pennywise Smile Without Makeup is Even Creepier

11 September 2017 12:01 PM, PDT | bloody-disgusting.com | See recent Bloody-Disgusting.com news »

When I saw the first clip from It before Annabelle: Creation last month, one thing was immediately clear to me: Bill Skarsgård was born to play Pennywise the clown. Now that I’ve seen Andy Muschietti’s It in its entirety, I can confidently say that the new Pennywise is one of the best movie monsters since the ’80s, […] »

- John Squires

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Box Office Report: 'It' Destoys All Fall Records, Headed for More

11 September 2017 12:00 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Here's your estimated 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded): 1. It - $117.1 million ($117.1 million total) 2. Home Again - $9.0 million ($9.0 million total) 3. The Hitman’s Bodyguard - $4.8 million ($64.8 million total) 4. Annabelle: Creation - $4.0 million ($96.2 million total) 5. Wind River - $3.2 million ($25.0 million total) 6. Leap! - $2.5 million ($15.8 million total) 7. Spider-Man: Homecoming - $2.0 million ($327.7 million total) 8. Dunkirk - $1.9 million ($183.1 million total) 9. Logan Lucky - $1.8 million ($25.2 million total) 10. The Emoji Movie - $1.0 million ($82.5 million total)   The Big Stories A chap that likes to talk box office behind-the-scenes with me had suggested some time ago that the newly-released adaptation of...

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- Erik Childress

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