The highly aniticipated horror movie has opened to a second highest weekend number after its release.
Pennywise the Dancing Clown has managed to climb out of the sewer for the second time in two years and also managed to get into our nightmares as the sequel promised the audience to put you off going to any fairgrounds for the foreseeable. The sequel has a lot of nasty surprises in store for The Loser's Club and even the fans of Stephen King have been queuing round the block to catch what is said to be the most eagerly anticipated horror sequel in modern cinematic history.
The movie has proved to be a worthy successor to the original horrifying tale and the box office collection have proved it to be exactly the case. The movie has floated way above its competitors and there is no doubt all those involved will be doing joyful yet terrifying clown dances right about now. Even though it was not a big a hit as the 2017 movie, as IT 2017 remains to be the only horror movie ever to open with over $100 million, but the sequel has more than distinguished itself as a classic its own right.
According to a report by Box Office Mojo, the sequel made $91 million from US audiences over the course of its box office weekend and it has made $85 million ahead of the second-place film, Angel Has Fallen. Globally., 'IT Chapter 2' has made $94 million across 75 markets and that includes Russia, Norway, Finland, Argentina, and the Netherlands. Overall, the movie delivered a $185 million opening worldwide, giving it the second-highest opening weekend for a horror movie ever recorded. Apart from that, the movie also has had the second-biggest September opening weekend, eclipsed only by the first installment.
The sequel starts from 27 years later of the protagonists’ first encounter with the diabolical Pennywise and also the second part of the novel. As they have grown up, the group lives separately, but they come together as the demonic crown creeps out of the basement again. This second creepy clown outing certainly had a lot to live up to, since the first movie raised the bar of 21st-century horror back in 2017. As of now, the sequel hasn’t received quite the same levels of critical acclaim, currently sitting at 64 percent on Rotten Tomatoes compared with Its 86 percent. But the movie is also praised for its faithfulness to the book source as well as the near-perfect casting choices for the grown-up characters.