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“IntensaMente 2” sets record in second weekend

The second week of “Inside Out 2” was just as joyful. The Pixar-Disney sequel grossed $100 million in ticket sales in its second weekend, according to estimates released Sunday by the studio, setting a new record for an animated film sequel in theaters, AP noted.

The previous best second weekend for an animated title was “The Super Mario Bros. Movie” with $92 million. Only six films have had better second weekends.

In just a week and a half, “Inside Out 2” has become the highest-grossing film of 2 to date with $2024 million worldwide. The figure includes the $724,4 million collected in theaters in the United States and Canada.

That surpasses “Dune: Part Two’s” $711,8 million worldwide total. “IntesaMente 2” is likely to surpass the $1.000 billion mark in about a week, which would make it the first film since “Barbie” to do so.

It was a surprise

The extent of “Inside Out 2”'s success surprised Hollywood, which had become accustomed to lower expectations as the film industry saw ticket sales drop roughly 40% below pre-coronavirus pandemic totals. according to data firm Comscore.

However, “Inside Out 2”’s record harkens back to years gone by when hitting the $1.000 billion total was more common for Walt Disney Co. It also represents a much-needed blockbuster for Pixar, which, after experimenting with streaming releases, reconsidered. its film premieres and its strategy to attract mass audiences.

'Bad Boys', for its part, held up well in its third week in theaters with $18,8 million to retain second place. The sequel starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence has accumulated $289,1 million at the global box office to date.

'The Vandals Club' (The Bikeriders, $10 million); 'Garfield, Away from Home' with $3,6 million; and 'Planet of the Apes: New Kingdom' (#3,6 million) completed the top 5 at the box office.

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