Hurricanes Harvey and Irma didn’t dampen turnout for Stephen King’s “It,” which almost doubled pre-release projections to open with almost $117 million on its opening weekend.
No stars, a second adaptation of a book turned into a TV mini series in the early ’90s (Spike TV re-ran that this weekend), and it still made more in one weekend than the summer hit “Annabelle: Creation” has made in over a month of release.
Warner Brothers spent their money smartly, and it paid off.
Reese Witherspoon’s “Home Again” has managed about $9 million, not the epic bomb it seemed when Sat. AM dawned.
“Wind River” is now over $25 million, thanks to another Top Ten weekend.
“Hitman’s Bodyguard” is over $65 million.