Disney•Pixar‘s long-awaited Incredibles 2 has exceeded box office expectations with a massive $180 million opening weekend in the United States, which easily broke the record for the highest debut for an animated film, set in 2016 by Finding Dory with $135 million. The film has also secured the #1 debut ever for a “PG” rated film (beating out last year’s Beauty and the Beast) and marks Pixar’s 7th A+ Cinemascore ranking.
Internationally, Incredibles 2 has collected an estimated $51.5 million from just 26% of the additional markets that it will open in, giving it a global total of $231.5 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.
Written and directed by Brad Bird (Iron Giant, The Incredibles, Ratatouille) and produced by John Walker (The Incredibles, Tomorrowland) and Nicole Grindle (Sanjay’s Super Team short, Toy Story 3 associate producer), Disney•Pixar’s Incredibles 2 hit Australian cinemas on June 14, 2018.
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