"Minions: Rise of Gru" broke records with a $129 million opening.
Early estimates put the box office
Minions: The Rise of Gru
at a huge four-day opening of $129.2 million domestically.
It includes $109.5 million for the three days running.
In overseas markets, the movie is on track to earn more than $200 million by Sunday with a worldwide haul of $86 million.
On Friday alone, the movie brought in around $4
8 million from 4,400 theaters, including $10.8 million in previews.
For the pandemic era, Sonic the Hedgehog 2 held the record for the biggest opening for a PG family release with $72 million.
The Rise of Gru
is a sequel to 2015’s
and is the fifth entry in the
Families have returned to the multiplex in large numbers to watch this animated movie and love it.