Weekend Box Office Wrap-up: June 12, 2016 Audiences opted for scares over orcs at the box office this weekend, as a trio of newcomers looked to leave their mark. Coming in first place is The Conjuring 2 (read our review), which brought in $40.3 million over its first three days. That’s in line with how the 2013 original debuted ($41.8 million), showing that there’s high interest in this burgeoning franchise. The latest horror flick from director James Wan was the beneficiary of a strong critical response, earning a reputation as one of the better sequels in the genre.

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