Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Disney Saves Box Office as “Inside Out 2” Makes $500 Mil Worldwide in 8 Days

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Disney’s “Inside Out 2” will hit the $500 million mark tonight cumulatively around the world.

In the US alone, “Inside Out 2” has earned a whopping $254 million in just 8 days.

“Inside Out 2” has literally saved the box office, and there’s no end in sight. On Thursday night in the US the Pixar film made $19 million. And that was a weekday night!

I will see “Inside Out” this weekend, but I’m telling you, adults are saying they tear up a few times. There’s nothing like schmaltz!

The box office is coming back. Next Friday, “A Quiet Place” part 3, the prequel, is also going to be huge. The trailer in the theater — which I saw with a real audience last night — gets a huge reaction. More films are coming as Hollywood ramps back up from the strikes of last summer. Plus, it’s really hot outside. You can’t get colder than in a movie theater. AMC could be storing raw meat, that’s how frigid it is!

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedmanhttps://www.showbiz411.com
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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