Disney•Pixar’s “Inside Out” heads to the top with the biggest opening for an original movie in history, topping the previous No. 1 original movie, “Avatar,” by more than $13 million, with $90,440,272 million in domestic box office opening weekend. The film opened Friday, June 19.
Directed by Pete Docter (“Up,” “Monsters, Inc.”), and featuring the voices of Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Lewis Black, Mindy Kaling and Phyllis Smith, “Inside Out” took in an estimated $132 million globally, with many significant markets yet to open. The film is the second highest Pixar opening of all time, behind 2010’s “Toy Story 3,” and continues to be well received among audiences and critics alike.
- “Inside Out” has an “A” Cinemascore.
- The movie is at 98 percent on rottentomatoes.com.
- “Inside Out” was the highest-grossing Disney•Pixar movie of all time in Russia.
- Friday box office for “Inside Out” ($34.2 M) made it the second largest opening day for Pixar, behind “Toy Story 3.”