Finding Dory Tops the Box Office Breaking Records
Finding Dory topped the box office this weekend earning an estimated $136.2 million continuing Disney’s dominance at the movies this year. It’s the largest opening weekend for an animated feature. Finding Nemo earned $70.2 million when it opened in 2003.
The film earned an “A” CinemaScore with an audience that was 45% male and 55% female, 65% made up by families and 32% 12 and under.
The film also has the largest single day and opening day for an animated film with $54.9 million, though that includes $9.2 million from Thursday.
The film also earned an estimated $50 million in 29 international territories for a total of $186.2 million.
In second place was Central Intelligence with an estimated $34.5 million, a respectable opening for the film.
In comic related film news…. X-Men: Apocalypse added $5.21 million to its domestic total to come in sixth. The film has now earned $510.1 million worldwide. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows added $5.2 million to its total as well to come in seventh. That film stands at $142.7 million worldwide. Captain America: Civil War crosses the $400 million mark and stands at $401.3 million after bringing in an estimated $2.3 million at the domestic box office.
Next weekend sees the opening of Independence Day: Resurgence. Expect that film to top the box office.