‘Inside Out 2’ Scores $30M Juneteenth Box Office Record
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‘Inside Out 2’ Scores $30M Juneteenth Box Office Record

The Pixar follow-up is rapidly approaching the $500 million global milestone and is performing incredibly well in the middle of the week both home and abroad.

Inside Out 2, a Pixar film, is still doing extremely well at the box office, having made a record $30 million on Wednesday. Additionally, since Juneteenth was declared a federal holiday in 2021, this Juneteenth has had the greatest profit.

With the exception of films that opened in the middle of the week, the movie made the most money on Wednesday of any animated picture ever and, even more astonishingly, the third-highest of all time, trailing only Star Wars: The Force Awakens ($38 million) and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker ($32.2 million).

Not accounting for inflation, Inside Out 2 comes in at number 12 on the list of the most grossing Wednesday films when included films that debut on Wednesdays.

As of Wednesday, the animated tentpole has made a total of $438.7 million worldwide, with $235.4 million collected domestically and an incredible $203.3 million gained abroad.

Inside Out 2 is riding high on positive word-of-mouth after receiving excellent reviews, an A CinemaScore, and a Pixar-best audience score of 96 percent on Rotten Tomatoes. The film also broke box office records on Monday and Tuesday after a blockbuster opening weekend.

Inside Out 2 Box Office

The sequel, which was directed by Kelsey Mann, has an entirely new cast of emotions that are brought into "head" office when Riley, the story's child protagonist, reaches adolescence. When anxiety, envy, ennui, and embarrassment appear, Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear, and Disgust are unsure of how to react. The voice cast is led by Amy Poehler and includes the following actors: Yvette Nicole Brown, Paul Walter Hauser, Diane Lane, Kyle MacLachlan, Ayo Edebiri, Lilimar, Grace Lu, Sumayyah Nuriddin-Green, Tony Hale, Lewis Black, Phyllis Smith, and Ayo Edebiri.

With $6.2 million, The Flash topped the US box office on Juneteenth, which fell on a Monday the previous year. When the holiday happened on a Sunday the year before, Jurassic World: Dominion made $21.1 million.

Inside Out 2 has made $235.4 million in its first six days domestically, 91% more than the 2015 original film had at the same point. Inside Out made $356.4 million during its US/Canadian premiere. Part two will use half a billion dollars for each source of distribution. Following a $59M global opening on Wednesday, the film is currently at $438.7M. The film is poised to surpass Legendary Pictures' $567 million global box office gross for Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire.

The Federal Holiday gave the box office a daily boost, with the majority of the top 10 films experiencing increases in revenue from 5% to 22% over Tuesday's opening weekend.

Bad Boys: Ride or Die is reportedly having a strong day with $5 million, up 16% from Tuesday's $4.3 million. That would bring the fourth sequel, starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence, to a running total of $125.6 million on day 13. with this point in time, it is 2% behind its predecessor Bad Boys for Life, which concluded its domestic run with $206.3M.

In 2021, Juneteenth was declared a federal holiday.