Universal Pictures Sets Studio Record For Fastest Climb To $1B At Domestic Box Office

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA—August 6, 2012—Universal Pictures announced today that the studio has reached the $1 billion mark at the domestic box office, three months earlier than at any time in history. The previous record was set during the weekend of November 7, 2008 with films that included Mamma Mia!, The Incredible Hulk, Wanted and The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor. This will be the seventh time Universal has reached this milestone. With five films yet to be released in 2012, the studio is on track to have its highest-grossing year ever at the domestic box office, a record also set in 2008. (more…)

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