Inside Out 2 Breaks Records with $1 Billion Global Box Office

Inside Out 2 Breaks Records with $1 Billion Global Box Office

Disney and Pixar’s highly anticipated sequel, Inside Out 2, has shattered box office records, becoming the first film of 2024 to cross the $1 billion mark worldwide.

According to a report from Variety on Sunday, June 30th, the animated masterpiece has captivated audiences globally, earning $469.3 million in North America and an impressive $545.5 million internationally, bringing its total gross to an astonishing $1.015 billion.

The film’s success has not only made it the fastest animated release to reach this milestone but also places it among an elite group of animated films, with eight out of ten members belonging to Disney. Inside Out 2 debuted on June 14th with a remarkable $151 million domestically, dethroning Dune: Part 2, which had previously held the top spot with $711 million.

This stellar opening marked the biggest debut since Margot Robbie’s Barbie last July, which itself crossed the $100 million mark. Within just 20 days of release, Inside Out 2 surpassed the total lifetime earnings of its predecessor, the original Inside Out from 2015, which grossed $859 million worldwide.

Adding to its accolades, Inside Out 2 maintained its dominance at the box office, securing the number one position for three consecutive weekends both domestically and globally. Its emotional resonance and compelling storyline have resonated strongly with audiences of all ages, driving its unprecedented success in 2024.

The sequel’s achievement underscores Disney and Pixar’s continued ability to craft compelling narratives that resonate across cultures and generations. As Inside Out 2 continues to captivate audiences worldwide, its impact on the film industry’s landscape is undeniable, setting a high benchmark for success in the 2024 cinematic calendar.