Inside Out 2’s Box Office Success Proves Pixar Must Keep Making Original Films – IMDb
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Inside Out 2’s Box Office Success Proves Pixar Must Keep Making Original Films – IMDb

The American box office needed a win, and my word, did it get one with “Inside Out 2.” The latest film from Pixar had a record-breaking weekend, pulling in nearly $295 million globally and marking the best opening weekend ever for an animated film. That number includes $154.2 million domestically, which means director Kelsey Mann now holds the record for the biggest opening weekend ever for a feature directorial debut. In short, it was a home run for Disney and Pixar. It’s also one that comes with an important lesson that could easily be ignored by the powers that be: Pixar needs to invest in original ideas now more than ever.

Given the insanely huge opening weekend, positive reviews, and instantly strong word of mouth from audiences, “Inside Out 2” now has a real shot at becoming the biggest movie of 2024 overall and a likely $1 billion global grosser, assuming it doesn’t fall…