The Conjuring Conjures Up Big Numbers: Weekend Box Office Report

by at .  Updated at . Comments

The Conjuring is one scary movie, as we stated in our The Conjuring review, and horror fans agreed by showing up in droves and making the James Wan-directed movie number one. The weekend box office also saw Despicable Me 2 continue its impressive run by adding another $25 million to its haul, bringing its total to $276.2 million. But, this week’s big story is the $42 million The Conjuring took in its first week of release.

Like Us On Facebook

Want more good stuff like this?

Sign up for our daily newsletter and receive the latest movie news delivered to your inbox for free!

From Around the Web

More From Movie Fanatic


Lucy Wins Weekend Box Office!

Lucy won the box office battle, and Scarlett Johansson did it handily. The Luc Besson film easily bested the Dwayne Johnson-starring Hercules.

Maleficent Crosses $700 Million in Worldwide Gross

Maleficent was already the highest grossing movie in Angelina Jolie's career. Now, Maleficent is soaring ever higher as it has crossed the $700 million mark.

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Repeats: BO Report

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes made it two-for-two as king of the weekend box office. The Purge: Anarchy came in second and was the leader of the three new movies in theaters over the weekend.

Transformers Age of Extinction is Top Grossing Movie of 2014 (So Far!)

Transformers: Age of Extinction is now the top grossing movie of 2014. And it only took Michael Bay's fourth Transformers movie three weeks to do it!