‘The Conjuring 2’ Summons Box Office Victory With $40.4 Million Moviegoers weren’t afraid of no ghosts this weekend as New Line Cinema’s “The Conjuring 2: The Enfield Poltergeist” easily topped the box office with $40.4 million from 3,343 locations. The horror sequel surpassed expectations of approximately $37 million, beating estimates by more than $3 million. A strong performer, given its production budget of just above $40 million, the movie came scarily close the $41 million made by the original “Conjuring” — a surprise hit when it opened to in 2013. Also Read: Orlando Nightclub Shooting Kills 50, Injures 53 (