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Entertainment ‘Incredibles 2’ Soaring for Record $170 Million-Plus Opening Weekend

00:36  16 june  2018
00:36  16 june  2018 Source:   variety.com

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Disney-Pixar’s “ Incredibles 2 ” is soaring to a record -setting 3 million opening weekend at 4,410 North American locations, early estimates Regardless, “ Incredibles 2 ” will obliterate the previous record for an animated movie opening , set two years ago by Disney-Pixar’s “Finding Dory” at 5

Disney-Pixar’s “ Incredibles 2 ” is soaring to a record -setting 3 million opening weekend at 4,410 North American locations, early estimates showed Friday. Disney, however, is being more modest in its predictions, estimating an opening between 0 million and 5 million . Regardless, “ Incredibles .

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Disney-Pixar’s “Incredibles 2” is soaring to a record-setting $173 million opening weekend at 4,410 North American locations, early estimates showed Friday.

Incredibles 2” will obliterate the previous record for an animated movie opening, set two years ago by Disney-Pixar’s “Finding Dory” at $135 million. Should the $173 million estimate hold, it would be the 11th-biggest domestic launch ever, just behind “Iron Man 3” at $174.1 million.

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Home » TV and Movies » ‘ Incredibles 2 ’ Soaring for Record $ 170 Million - Plus Opening Weekend . Disney-Pixar’s “ Incredibles 2 ” is soaring to a record -setting 3 million opening weekend at 4,410 North American locations, early estimates showed Friday.

Disney-Pixar’s “ Incredibles 2 ” is soaring to a record -setting 3 million opening weekend at 4,410 North American locations, early estimates showed Friday. Disney, however, is being more modest in its predictions, estimating an opening between 0 million and 5 million .

a person wearing a costume© Provided by Variety Recent forecasts had placed “Incredibles 2” between $125 million and $140 million this weekend, but Thursday night’s record-setting preview number of $18.5 million displayed impressive traction. ComScore’s PostTrak survey showed that 63% of moviegoers gave the sequel an “excellent” rating and another 27% called it “very good.” Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst with comScore, credited Disney with savvy scheduling.

”’Incredibles 2′ is the perfect film at the perfect time with kids and families having waited patiently for big screen entertainment (which has been lacking in recent weeks for this audience segment) and the results are already staggering with a potential record weekend in the cards,” he noted. “The latest animated treat from the beloved Pixar brand is going to snowball in popularity over the weekend and likely exceed even the grandest opening weekend projections, and this will give a huge and much-welcomed boost to the summer-season box office fortunes.”

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The opening weekend of “ Incredibles 2 ” was, well, incredible. The Disney-Pixar movie flew to a record -breaking launch of 0 million in 4,410 locations, easily landing the superhero sequel the best debut of all time for an ' Incredibles 2 ' Soaring for Record $ 170 Million - Plus Opening Weekend .

Disney-Pixar's Incredibles 2 is shattering original box office estimtaes and is now pacing for a record -breaking 0 million - plus opening weekend , which

The preview number for “Incredibles 2” was better than “Beauty and the Beast” ($16.3 million), “Spider-Man: Homecoming” ($15.4 million), and “Thor: Ragnarok” ($14.5 million). It nearly matched the $18.6 million preview number for “Deadpool 2” last month.

“Incredibles 2” already boasts a 94% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The sequel picks up directly following the events of the original film, with the Parr family attempting to juggle a normal life with superhero responsibilities. Holly Hunter’s Elastigirl takes center stage as she is recruited to lead a campaign to bring Supers back after superheroes are forced to permanently conceal their identities.

The film was written and directed by Brad Bird, who also wrote and helmed “The Incredibles” and “Ratatouille.” “Incredibles” opened in 2004 with $70.5 million, the second-largest opening at the time for an animated feature. It went on to win the Oscar for best animated film and earn $633 million worldwide.

'Ocean's 8' on Course to Steal Over $40 Million in Opening Weekend

  'Ocean's 8' on Course to Steal Over $40 Million in Opening Weekend Warner Bros./Village Roadshow's "Ocean's 8" is off to a good start at the box office, earning $15.4 million on Friday from 4,145 screens as industry estimates put the film's opening weekend total at $41 million. That would be a higher raw opening than any of the films in Steven Soderbergh's "Ocean's Trilogy," including the current franchise record of $39.1 million for "Ocean's 12." While those films would still have higher openings if inflation is taken into account — "Ocean's Eleven," which opened in 2001, would have a $61 million launch in today's money — it's a sign that "Ocean's 8" is on its way to the same long-lasting box office success as its male-cast counterparts. The "Ocean's Trilogy" was known for posting modest openings that legged out into domestic runs that more than quadrupled their launch totals. Also read: The Evolution of Sandra Bullock, From 'Speed' to 'Ocean's 8' (Photos) Similarly, "Ocean's 8" will hope to bring in female audiences throughout June, which it will have the chance to do as its main competition in the coming weeks, "The Incredibles 2" and "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom," will be catering to different demographics. The domestic record for the franchise belongs to "Ocean's Eleven" with $183 million.

The latest box office estimates are in and Disney-Pixar's Incredibles 2 is soaring to an estimated 0 million - plus opening weekend at It's now pacing towards a record -breaking 2 million three-day debut. Early estimates had predicted an opening weekend between 0 and $ 170 million (up from

“ Incredibles 2 ” earned a record -breaking .5 million in Thursday previews alone, causing its debut box office predictions to skyrocket from an an earlier range of 5 million to 0 million. ' Incredibles 2 ' Soaring for Record $ 170 Million - Plus Opening Weekend .

“Incredibles 2” represents a rebound for Disney after “Solo: A Star Wars Story” under-performed earlier this summer. “Solo” has taken in $182 million domestically in its first 20 days — far less than the three previous “Star Wars” titles. It’s going to battle the fifth weekend of Fox’s “Deadpool 2” for fourth place with about $10 million.

Warner Bros.’ opening weekend of R-rated comedy “Tag” was performing in line with estimates with about $14 million at 3,382 theaters. The movie, based on a Wall Street Journal article about a group of grown men who play a longstanding game of tag, stars Jeremy Renner, Ed Helms, Jake Johnson, and Jon Hamm.

Sony’s “Superfly” remake, which took in $2.1 million at 2,220 North American locations in its first two days starting on Wednesday, remains on track to reel in about $8 million more during the weekend.

“Gotti,” which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, debuts at 503 locations this weekend from Vertical Entertainment, Sunrider, and MoviePass. John Travolta co-stars with his wife, Kelly Preston, in the mobster pic centering on New York City Gambino crime family leader John Gotti.

DuVernay scores another milestone for black female directors

  DuVernay scores another milestone for black female directors Filmmaker Ava DuVernay has checked off another milestone for black female directors. This week her film "A Wrinkle in Time" crossed the $100 million mark domestically, a first for a black woman. The film got a late-game boost playing as a double feature at drive-in theaters with the record-breaking "Incredibles 2" this past weekend. The Disney film has now grossed over $132.4 million worldwide, but with marketing costs well over $100 million, "A Wrinkle in Time" is also still not in the black.

Not only is ‘The Incredibles 2 ” going to shatter the opening weekend box office record for Also Read: 'The Incredibles 2 ' Soars to Record .5 Million at Thursday Box Office. From this Friday result, Disney is keeping their projections slightly lower than industry estimates at 0- 170 million .

Not only is ‘The Incredibles 2 ” going to shatter the opening weekend box office record for animated films, it has a chance to earn one of the top 10 opening weekends for any movie as From this Friday result, Disney is keeping their projections slightly lower than industry estimates at 0- 170 million .

Warner Bros.’ second weekend of “Ocean’s 8” will probably finish second ahead of “Tag,” with about $22 million after opening in first place last weekend with $41.6 million. The heist comedy should wind up with more than $80 million in its first 10 days.

The high-priced “Solo: A Star Wars Story” will end up with $193 million domestically in its first 24 days, while “Deadpool 2” should finish with around $295 million in 31 days.

“Incredibles 2” should keep up the momentum of the 2018 North American box office, which was leading last year by 3.8% at $5.24 billion as of June 13 — particularly with Universal launching “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” on June 22 amid tracking showing a domestic launch of about $140 million.

The year has seen a pair of Disney mega-hits so far with “Black Panther” at $699.5 million domestically — trailing on “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and “Avatar” — and “Avengers : Infinity War” at $658.1 million, just behind “Titanic” for fourth place.

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'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' Stays Atop Box Office With $60 Million .
Another successful June for the box office came to an end this weekend, as Universal's "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" stayed atop the charts with an estimated second weekend total of $60 million. This gives the "Jurassic" sequel a ten-day total of $264 million. While that total is 35 percent down from the $402 million ten-day total scored by "Jurassic World" in 2015, it is enough to push "Fallen Kingdom" past "Solo: A Star Wars Story" and enter the top five on this year's domestic charts. Overseas, the film added $56.1 million to bring its global total to $932.4 million, with China contributing $237 million. The film will become the 35th release to cross $1 billion worldwide this coming week. In second is "Incredibles 2," which earned $44 million in its third weekend to bring its domestic total to $438 million. That puts the Pixar sequel in position to become the highest-grossing animated film in domestic box office history this coming week, passing the $486 million made by 2016's "Finding Dory." Also read: 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' Shows Its Dino Might With $150 Million Opening Taking third and fourth are this weekend's new releases from Sony and Lionsgate. In third is Columbia's "Sicario: Day of the Soldado," which has earned an estimated $19 million opening from 3,055 screens against a reported $35 million budget.

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