It shattered numerous records, including landing the biggest start ever for a horror pic and for a King adaptation. And it’s the biggest bow ever for the month of September, not to mention narrowly passing Spider-Man: Homecoming ($117 million) to score the third best domestic debut of the year so far behind Beauty and the Beast($174.8 million) and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 ($146.2 million). The movie’s Friday take alone was bigger than the previous September crown holder, Hotel Transylvania 2, which pulled in $48.5 million for the three days.
Internationally, It also scored the biggest opening ever for a horror title, led by the U.K. ($12.3 million). Imax theaters turned in $10 million globally, including $7.2 million domestically.
Never knew Horror movies can make this much money!:O