‘Inside Out 2’ Clears $22M+ Monday, Pixar’s Second Best Ever; Sequel Will See Near $70M Second Weekend – Box Office

Disney/Pixar’s Inside Out 2 continues to electric boogaloo at the box office with a Monday of $22.2M, the second highest Monday ever for a Pixar movie after 2018’s Incredibles 2‘s $23.6M.

Among animated pics, Inside Out 2‘s Monday is the third best following Incredibles 2, Shrek 2‘s $23.4M on May 31, 2004. Among all Mondays at the domestic B.O., Inside Out 2 ranks 22nd. Running four-day total for the Amy Poehler voiced sequel is now $176.4M. The running cume worldwide is $333.8M after a $41.8M global Monday.

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Inside Out 2‘s final weekend was $154.2M after a Sunday of $39.4M, -23% from Saturday’s $51.1M. Given the female skewing sequel, it’s comp internally at the studio has been 2016’s Finding Dory. That movie posted a Sunday from Saturday of ease of -24% and a Monday that was off 44% from Sunday. Alas, Inside Out 2‘s Monday was down the same percentage at -44% between Sunday and Monday.

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‘The Bikeriders’

Inside Out 2 is poised to dip around -55% in its second weekend with around $69M and will remain atop the box office. Focus Featuresrelease of Regency’s Jeff Nichols’ directed movie The Bikeriders, which was flipped to Uni’s classic label from Disney, will see an opening around $10M in roughly 2,500 locations. The movie, about an Illinois motorcycle gang, stars Austin Butler, Jodie Comer, Tom Hardy and Michael Shannon. It was first scheduled for the first weekend of December. The $40M production is 82% certified fresh on Rotten Tomatoes with critics. There are some previews tonight for Bikeriders with Thursday previews beginning at 2PM for the R-rated movie.

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