Stephen King’s IT enjoyed a record-breaking debut this weekend, opening with an estimated $ 117.2 million and reigniting the domestic box office after one of Hollywood’s most dismal summers in years.

That $ 117.2 million haul gave the New Line release, an adaptation of King’s 1986 horror novel, had the third biggest opening weekend of 2017 behind Beauty and the Beast ($ 174.8 million) and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 ($ 146.5 million), edging past Spider-Man: Homecoming’s $ 117 million.

Not only is IT the biggest opening ever for a Stephen King film adaptation (1408 was the previous record holder with $ 20.6 million), IT also broke records for the largest September debut (Hotel Transylvania 2’s $ 48.5 million) and fall debut, period.

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