Inside Out 2 Shatters Opening Day Records Overseas

Inside Out 2 Shatters Opening Day Records Overseas

Disney/Pixar's blockbuster sequel, Inside Out 2, continues to dominate the international box office as it sets new opening day benchmarks in several key overseas markets. The film's overseas has propelled its global box office total to an impressive $438.7 million, with the half a billion mark looming on the horizon.

Wednesday saw the addition of Italy to the Inside Out 2 lineup, and the country did not disappoint. With a staggering $4.2 million in box office , Italy not only recorded the biggest opening day for an animated film, but also the 7th best opening day for any film (non-local) post-Covid. This extraordinary debut in Italy was 397% higher than its predecessor, Inside Out, and outperformed other popular titles such as The Super Mario Bros Movie and Minions: The Rise of Gru.

Following Italy's lead, France and Spain also welcomed Inside Out 2 with open arms. France, in particular, scored the 3rd biggest Pixar opening day of all time and the largest overall opening day of the year with a $4 million take. The film's reception in France was 171% above that of Inside Out, solidifying its position as a fan favorite. Meanwhile, Spain also contributed to the film's success by claiming the title of the biggest opening day for an animated film and the best post-Covid with $3.3 million.

Not to be outdone, Belgium added to Inside Out 2's winning streak by delivering the biggest launch day ever for a Pixar film. With $700,000 in box office earnings, Belgium cemented its status as a key player in the film's international success. This impressive debut marks the 3rd best opening day for a Disney or Pixar animated feature in the country.

As Inside Out 2 continues to captivate audiences around the world, its record-breaking performance in new overseas markets is a testament to the film's universal appeal. With the billion-dollar mark within reach, the sequel shows no signs of slowing down as it cements its place as a box office powerhouse.

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