With the first half of 2021 winding down, it's worth wondering how certain films have performed at the box office so far. In particular, the horror genre has always been a big draw at the movie theater, but given the global lockdown mandate issued in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, the past 18 months or so have been anything but business as usual at the cineplex.
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Coupled with the increasing popularity of streaming platforms, the fate of theatrically-released films seems more precarious than ever. However, with theaters slowly reopening as more citizens around the world get vaccinated, the horror genre has found moderate to great financial success so far in 2021.