‘Conjuring’ tops North American box office with $24M

Vera Farmiga's "The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It" is the No. 1 movie in North America this weekend. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI

June 6 (UPI) — “The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It” is the No. 1 movie in North America, earning $24 million in receipts this weekend, BoxOfficeMojo.com announced Sunday.

The demonic-possession picture starring Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson is also streaming on HBO Max.

Coming in at No. 2 is “A Quiet Place Part II” with $20 million, followed by “Cruella” at No. 3 with $11 million, “Spirit Untamed” at No. 4 with $6.2 million and “Raya and the Last Dragon” at No. 5 with $1.3 million.

Rounding out the top tier are “Wrath of Man” with $1.27 million, “Spiral” at No. 7 with $900,000, “Godzilla vs. Kong” at No. 8 with $500,000, “Demon Slayer: Mugen Train” at No. 9 with $458,000 and “Dream Horse” at No. 10 with $230,000.

This weekend’s Top 10 movies grossed about $66 million with the previous week $98 million, but for four days because of the Memorial Day weekend.

“Quiet Place Part II,” which is not streaming anywhere, brought in $57 million in the first week.

One year ago from March 13-15, the last weekend before most theaters closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, the total gross was $53,706,394.


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