Inside Out’s opening weekend may not have been able to unseat Jurassic World, but the animated film from Walt Disney Company’s Pixar studio still posted a record box-office debut.
Inside Out brought in $91.1 million in U.S. ticket sales this past weekend, which gives it the highest-grossing opening ever for an original Pixar film, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The only Pixar movie to score a bigger box-office opening was 2010’s Toy Story 3, a sequel that pulled in $110.3 million.
Released on Friday, Inside Out is a coming-of-age tale that follows five anthropomorphic emotions — Joy, Sadness, Disgust, Fear, and Anger — inside the mind of a young girl. The movie features the voices of comedians Amy Poehler, Mindy Kaling, and Bill Hader.
Jurassic World, another successful sequel, refused to be knocked from its perch atop the box-office rankings in its second week in theaters. The dinosaur thriller…
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