The Conjuring beats A Quiet Place at weekend box office

By Marriska Fernandes on June 6, 2021 | Leave a Comment

The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It made its debut this weekend, winning the title of weekend box office champ. The third Conjuring title and the seventh film in the Conjuring universe, it earned $24 million from 3,102 theaters in North America. Click here to read our review.

Expected to win the box office for a second weekend, John Krasinski‘s A Quiet Place Part II instead finished in second place. The highly anticipated horror sequel starring Emily Blunt as a mother struggling to survive as she and her two children are surrounded by creatures who hunt by sound, earned $19.5 million for a total domestic gross of $88.6 million.

Cruella, starring Emma Stone in the title role and Emma Thompson as her mentor, dropped to third place after making its debut in second place last weekend. This time the film earned $11.2 million for a total gross of $43.7 million. Watch our interviews with Cruella stars Mark Strong and Kirby Howell-Baptiste.

The weekend’s other new wide release was Spirit Untamed, which debuted in fourth place with $6.2 million. The animated family-friendly film follows Lucky and her new friends as they embark on the adventure of a lifetime to rescue a wild mustang named Spirit.

Rounding out the top five was Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon, now in its fourteenth weekend in theaters and available now for free to all Disney+ subscribers. Dropping two spots from last weekend’s third place finish, the animated film brought in an additional $1.3 million for a domestic total of $53.5 million.

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