Bring on fall and Halloween season! Sony’s Hotel Transylvania 2 bit off the top September opening of all time with it’s North American debut of $47.5 million.
Transylvania 2, opened in 3,754 locations, higher than Hotel Transylvania (2012), the previous record-holder for the top September opening with $42.5 million. “We had a great date, and this is a big win for Sony Pictures Animation,” said Sony president of marketing Josh Greenstein. “And the movie is exploding internationally.”
The $80 million sequel, with a voice cast featuring Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kevin James and Keegan-Michael Key earned respectable reviews as well. Did you see it?