With an additional $4.4M worldwide this weekend, Disney’s Zootopia has become the studio’s second $1B grosser of the year at the global box office. Judy Hopps & Co have an offshore cume of $662.8M and a domestic take of $337.22M for a total $1,000.020M. This is the 11th Disney film (out of an industry total 26) to ever hit the milestone.
Zootopia, from directors Byron Howard and Rich Moore, is the No. 1 animated film of the year and the No. 2 movie of 2016. It falls in line behind the Mouse (& Marvel’s) Captain America: Civil War which recently hit the mark and is currently at $1,131.54M global. The numbers also make it only the 4th animated film ever to to cross $1B. Frozen, Minions and Toy Story 3 are ahead of it.
The top market cumes on the charmer are: China $235.6M, Japan $56.2M, Germany $33.4M, the UK $33.4M and Russia $32.2M.
This weekend, its 17th in overseas release, added an estimated $3.6M. Japan continues to be the major driver with another $3.2M this session for a dip of just 18%.
While Alice Through The Looking Glass won’t follow in its predecessors’ footsteps to the $1B global mark, Disney has lots to smile about. It boasts the Top 3 movies of 2016 worldwide, with The Jungle Book at No. 3 since last weekend. That film has a little over $100M to go to score a hat trick for the Mouse in the 2016 $1B club. It’s currently at an $895.07M global cume with both Korea (next week) and Japan (August 11) on deck.
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