‘A Quiet Place Part II’ Leads Box Office, Tops $100M Mark

Horror fans are making a lot of noise for A Quiet Place Part II.

The John Krasinski-led sequel regained the No. 1 spot at the domestic box office this past weekend with a healthy $11.6-million take, according to movieweb.com. The film edged out the musical In The Heights, which grossed $11.4 million in its opening weekend.

The latest numbers for A Quiet Place Part II moved the film across the $100-million mark domestically, making it the first movie in that rarified air in the pandemic era. As of this writing, the sequel has pulled down $108 million domestically and more than $161 million worldwide.

A Quiet Place Part II–written and directed by Krasinski–follows the Abbott family as they venture forth from their home and into “the terrors of the outside world as they fight for survival against the creatures that hunt by sound.” The film stars Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe, Cillian Murphy and Djimon Hounsou.

The success of the sequel has led to plans for a spinoff of the growing franchise–as reported here in Horror News Network. This film–written by Jeff Nichols–is slated to hit theaters March 31, 2023.

The previous weekend’s box office champ–The ConjuringThe Devil Made Me Do It–dropped to fourth place, earning $10 million this past weekend. This horror entry has raked in nearly $112 million worldwide.

Keep reading Horror News Network for the latest box office results of your favorite genre movies.

Thomas Tuna
Thomas A. Tuna is a comic book veteran who began his writing career back in the ’70s with Charlton Comics, contributing to such horror titles as Ghost Manor, Haunted, The Many Ghosts of Dr. Graves and Ghostly Haunts. Most recently, he has served as a writer and editor (with more than a smattering of horror yarns) for such comic book websites as Hyper Epics and Red Moon Features. Some of his favorite horror flicks include Jaws, Salem’s Lot, Dracula (with Frank Langella) and Blade. His favorite horror comic books? Tomb of Dracula (by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan) and Swamp Thing (by Len Wein and Berni Wrightson).

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