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‘Incredibles 2’ Crushes Animation Box Office Record

‘Incredibles 2’ Crushes Animation Box Office Record‘Incredibles 2’ Crushes Animation Box Office Record

The Disney and Pixar production premiered to an estimated $180 million at the domestic box office this weekend. The sequel to the popular 2004 animation soared past the record for biggest animated film opening in box office history by $45 million. That record belonged to another Pixar animation, “Finding Dory,” which opened to roughly $135 million two summers ago, CNN reported The box office accomplishments of “Incredibles 2” go beyond just animation, however. It is the third largest opening of the year. Only “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Black Panther,” two other superhero films by Disney’s Marvel Studios, have had bigger openings.

It is also the second-biggest June opening, behind only 2015’s “Jurassic World” and the eighth biggest debut of all time.  Plot of “Incredibles 2” follows the Parr family as they balance regaining public trust of superheroes with their civilian family life, only to combat a new foe who seeks to turn the populace against all supers.

 

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