(Los Angeles) The Nun II, the latest horror film in the Conjuring franchise, took first place at the North American box office, according to estimates Sunday from Exhibitor Relations.

The feature film, a sequel to The Nun (2018), grossed $32.6 million in its first weekend in theaters in the United States and Canada, “a very good start” for such a film according to analyst David Gross.

This 9th installment in the Conjuring horror film franchise takes place in a convent in the south of France in the 1950s, where a young nun finds herself having to face a demonic force.

In second position, the action film The Equalizer 3, carried by actor Denzel Washington, collects $ 12.1 million for its second weekend in theaters. This third part of the series follows the adventures of a former secret agent, this time confronted by the Italian mafia.

Ranked last on the My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 podium, grossing $10 million. The American comedy, which tells a family trip to Greece, was written and directed by Nia Vardalos, the actress who rose to fame in the first two opuses.

The Indian action film Jawan comes in 4th with $6.2 million, a big success in the United States for this Hindi-language film. Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan, who is directing the film, also plays the lead role.

And to complete this ranking, Greta Gerwig’s Barbie with Margot Robbie made $5.9 million for its 8th week, totaling $1.4 billion in revenue worldwide since its release, the biggest hit in the world. ‘year.