MovieTickets.com: ‘IT’ Advance Ticket Sales Significantly Ahead of Comparable Horror Releases
Their official press release:
Warner Bros.’ Stephen King adaptation It is looming to be one of the biggest releases in September history. The film is currently trending #1 on MovieTickets.com with 54.4% of all tickets sold by the company in the past 24 hours being from moviegoers wanting to see it in theaters.
The film is way ahead in the pre-opening sales cycle in comparison to the top horror films released in the past 18 months according to MovieTickets.com: It has sold 8x as many tickets as the recent horror release Annabelle: Creation did through two days prior to opening, 6x Conjuring 2’s totals with two days to opening, and 15x that of Purge: Election Year at the same point in the sales cycle.
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