“‘Inside Out’ sets record for biggest original box office debut”

“Though Pixar’s latest movie, “Inside Out,” is the first project ever from the studio not to open number one at the box office, it did make some history.

The film’s $91.1 million domestic opening weekend makes “Inside Out” the largest debut ever for an original property (a non-sequel and non-sourced work). That surpasses the previous record holder, 2009’s “Avatar,” which opened with $77 million.

Projections last week had “Inside Out” grossing in the neighborhood of $60 million over the weekend, but thanks to overwhelming critical response and a 51% drop in ticket sales for “Jurassic World,” the film is the second biggest Pixar opening. Behind “Toy Story 3,” which had an opening weekend of $110.3 million…”
http://www.businessinsider.com/box-office-inside-out-sets-record-for-biggest-original-jurassic-world-fastest-to-1-billion-2015-6#ixzz3doHEEFAk

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