The blockbuster that was delayed in the high-profile pandemic finally hit theaters over the weekend, and Minions: The Rise of Gru Celebrated its two-year wait by breaking the July 4th box-office record with a weekend take of $127.9 million.
Animated family fare has been slow off the block at the pandemic-era box-office, with solid openings for a long time (the bad guys – $23M opening, $93M domestic gross. Tom Jerry – $14M opening, $46M domestic gross), mainly due to families’ reluctance to attend packed cinema on opening weekend during these uncertain times.
However, even taking into account the current climate, Minions: Rise of Gru Performed at pre-pandemic levels, earning more than the original minions The film, which opened in 2015 to $115M. Obviously inflation warnings and IMAX ticket prices have gone up, but it’s still a success story, especially in the wake of light year Less-than-stratosphere box-office performance. Add to that the $86M rounded up by little yellow dudes overseas, and Minions: Rise of GruThe global tally of over $200M.
SEE ALSO: Read our review of Minions: The Rise of Gru here
Overall for the weekend box-office 2019 was ahead of the same period in recent days; foreshadowed light year Slowly crossed the $100M mark, Top Gun: Maverick continued to plot a steady course toward the $600 million mark, with a steep decline of only 14% and a weekend drop of $25.5 million; elvis Shook another $23.7M out of punters’ pockets for a total of $67.3M; Jurassic World Dominion Over $800M global tally with another $19.2M; And finally the horror fans continue to answer the call black phone, which earned another $14.6M in its second frame. In fact all are very healthy.
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