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‘Minions’ Crosses $1 Billion Worldwide

Minionsthe prequel to the Despicable Me film is now a member of the Billion Dollar Club as it has grossed $321.9 million domestically and $682 million internationally to become the No. 3 animated film of all time and the top grossing of 2015 to date, not accounting for inflation.

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This milestone also marks the first time any studio has had three films cross $1 billion at the worldwide box office in a single year. Furious 7 has earned $1.51 billion for Universal, whileJurassic World has earned $1.628 billion to date.

The only other animated titles that have crossed $1 billion are Disney’s Frozen ($1.274 billion) and Pixar’s Toy Story 3 ($1.06 billion).

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Pixar and Disney’s Inside Out, the summer’s other animated tentpole, has earned $701 million to date. It’s ahead of Minions in the U.S. with $343 million in earnings, and has yet to open in many international markets.

Minions was released last July 10 in Philippine cinemas which broke records in its local release ( click here ).

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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