It looks like Incredibles 2 is set to become the biggest animated film to date! After a strong third weekend at the box office it’s all but a sure thing!
This past weekend the Disney Pixar sequel grossed The Disney/Pixar sequel grossed $45.5 million – giving it a 43 percent dip and coming in second to the Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom which grossed $60 million.
Since its release, Incredibles 2 has grossed $440 million domestically and $647 million worldwide. That ranks the film second for highest grossing Pixar film ever in North America and makes it the third-biggest animated film – that is before adjustments for inflation are made.
It’s estimated that Incredibles 2 will soon pass “Finding Dory” as the biggest Pixar film and the biggest animated film.
As of now Disney holds six of the seven highest-grossing animated movies in North America – with only DreamWorks Animation’s Shrek 2 in the mix.
In the domestic market, “Incredibles 2” is currently claims the title of third-biggest movie of the year. It is behind two other Disney superhero movies: “Black Panther” ($699.8 million) and “Avengers: Infinity War” ($672.5 million).
In Incredibles 2, Helen (voice of Holly Hunter) is called on to lead a campaign to bring Supers back, while Bob (voice of Craig T. Nelson) navigates the day-to-day heroics of “normal” life at home with Violet (voice of Sarah Vowell), Dash (voice of Huck Milner) and baby Jack-Jack—whose super powers are about to be discovered. Their mission is derailed, however, when a new villain emerges with a brilliant and dangerous plot that threatens everything. But the Parrs don’t shy away from a challenge, especially with Frozone (voice of Samuel L. Jackson) by their side. That’s what makes this family so Incredible.
Source: The Washington Post
Photo Credit: Disney Pixar