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'Annabelle' On Top At Global Box Office

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Horror flick "Annabelle" has topped the international box office charts with a collection of $200 million.

The film, which opened in the US and Canada the first weekend of October, has collected $206.2 million worldwide. The grossings outside of the US and Canada are an estimated $126.7 million to date, making it the top film overseas, reports variety.com.

The film owes its win to Mexican audiences, who gave it a record opening for a horror film and the best premiere for a non-3D movie this year. It generated $11.7 million in Mexico and also picked up a superb $11.5 million in Brazil, where it has been showing for three weeks.


'Annabelle' On Top At Global Box Office

The movie is a prequel to the 2013's hit Hollywood horror movie, The Conjuring. Annabelle is a horror movie about a haunted creepy doll. Directed by John R Leonetti, the prequel stars Annabelle Wallis, Ward Horton, Alfre Woodard, Eric Ladin and Brian Howe. In the movie, a couple and their baby survive a chilling home invasion.

They move away from that home to start afresh, but something evil follows the expecting couple and the horror begins after her John Form gifts a doll to his expecting wife, Mia.

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