As of recently, ‘IT’ will take the crown as the highest grossing horror film in North America over ‘The Exorcist’. The past two weekends have proven to be extremely successful for Andy Muschietti’s adaptation of IT.
‘The Exorcist’ has a domestic box office sum of $232.9 million dollars and come this Sunday, ‘IT’ should stand at approximately $270 million domestically and around $386 million globally. Other movies in the horror category are considered horror hybrids, while ‘IT’ was seen as a pure horror film, along with ‘The Exorcist’.
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– JB Baker
Source – Deadline
‘IT’ is about a group of bullied kids who join forces to fight a shapeshifting demon, taking the appearance of clown, who begins hunting children. It is out in theaters now!