Pennywise continued to make the box office competition float, despite the presence of two new wide releases in theaters.

As expected, IT won the weekend with $60 million in its second frame. The Stephen King adaptation held well, falling 51.4 percent from its record-shattering debut. After the film posted as high numbers as it did at the outset, some slip in business was believed to happen, but this is still a very impressive showing for a movie that was perfectly timed. There frankly isn’t much to say about IT‘s dominating run through the multiplex. It simply took full advantage of the positive word-of-mouth and barren landscape and became a phenomenon. Its domestic total currently stands at ...

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