Pixar continues its streak of #1 weekends with Toy Story 3, the studio’s 11th consecutive hit.
On Friday, the newly released three-quel made history with $41 million dollars: the biggest opening day ever for an animated film! Analysts put Saturday at $37 million and Sunday at $32 million for a weekend total of:
This phenomenal take sets the last three days apart as the highest grossing Pixar opening weekend by far! In fact, the studio’s previous high was held by The Incredibles at $71 million. Director Lee Unkrich also confirms that Toy Story 3 holds the biggest June opening of all time.
International numbers are also in! A handful of countries with similar opening weekends helped Toy Story 3 earn an estimated $44,800,000 at the foreign box office. Pixar’s latest should finish its worldwide rollout by September.
Update: Actuals are in! Check up top.
(via Box Office Mojo)