‘The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It’ rakes in $3-M, tops box office in Korea

Published June 7, 2021, 10:02 AM

by Jonathan Hicap

‘The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It’ (Warner Bros) 

“The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It,” the sequel to “The Conjuring,” has topped the box office in South Korea for four days and has grossed $3 million. 

In the film, Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson reprise their roles as paranormal investigators Lorraine and Ed Warren. 

“It starts with a fight for the soul of a young boy, then takes them beyond anything they’d ever seen before, to mark the first time in US history that a murder suspect would claim demonic possession as a defense,” according to the Warner Bros, which released the film in theaters and on a limited 31-day run on HBO Max on June 4.

In South Korea, “The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It” opened on June 3 at No. 1 at the box office, dislodging “Cruella.” It sold 50,545 tickets on opening day to rake in $443,704 for a 43.35 percent revenue share. 

It continued to dominate the box office for four straight days and topped the weekend box office from June 4 to 6, selling 294,422 tickets and earning $2,667,816. 

From June 3 to 6, “The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It” has 345,663 in total admission and gross of $3,117,735. 

Here is the weekend box office tally in South Korea from June 4 to 6: 

1. “The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It” (US) – 294,422 tickets sold / $2,667,816

2. “Cruella” (US) – 247,576 / $2,201,099

3. “Fast & Furious 9” (US) – 173,120 / $1,510,477

4. “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie – Mugen Train” (Japan) – 24,950 / $215,034

5. “Pipeline” (South Korea) – 13,130 / $108,795

6. “The Professor and the Madman” – 5,858 / $46,029

7. “BanG Dream! Episode of Roselia I: Promise” (Japan) – 5,401 / $44,450

8. “Poupelle of Chimney Town” (Japan) 4,950 / $41,765

9. “Stand by Me Doraemon 2” (Japan) – 4,783 / $36,953

10. Not Out” (South Korea) – 3,686 / $28,180