Mexico Box Office: Horror Prequel 'Annabelle' Nabs Record Opening

The previous record holder for a horror film, 'The Conjuring,' pulled in $4.2 million its first weekend

The Warner Bros. release Annabelle raked in $9.2 million at Mexican theaters last weekend, making it Mexico's biggest opening ever for a horror flick.

Annabelle easily surpassed the previous record holder, The Conjuring, which pulled in $4.2 million its first weekend. Since Annabelle's Mexico premiere on Wednesday night, it has grossed an impressive $10.8 million.

Weekend admissions for Annabelle were 2.7 million, placing it second only to Disney's Maleficent, the year's highest-grossing film in Mexico.

Annabelle has earned more than $200 million globally.

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