Officially launched on June 30th from 2022, Minions: A Villain Is Born, apparently encouraged families to visit movie theaters this weekend, since It earned an estimated $108.5 million from over 4,000 screens in the North American continent (United States and Canada). That’s how he made it known Universal Pictures. Hoping that when this July 4th holiday ends, it will raise more than 127.9 million.
The 5th installment of the animated franchise is on track to become one of the most successful openings in history for a July 4 weekend, this being a record mark previously boasted Transformers: Dark of the Moonmaking $115.9 million in its first four days in theaters in 2011. However, if you include the international exposure of Minions: A Villain Is Bornbeing seen by 61 markets, its worldwide collection would be 202.2 million dollars as of yesterday, July 3.
If you haven’t seen it, we’ll tell you a little more. This comedy-adventure sequel tells that in the 70s, Gru (Steve Carell) He grows up in a residential neighborhood, in the midst of the boom in bouffant hairstyles and bell-bottom pants, and being an unconditional follower of a famous supergroup of villains called ‘The Wild 6’, Gru a plan is hatched to prove to them that he is evil enough to belong to them. And luckily, he has the help of his faithful followers, the Minions, always ready to wreak havoc wherever they go.
Its synopsis details that “together, Kevin, Stuart, Bob, and Otto – a new Minion with braces on his teeth and desperate to feel accepted – will unleash their potential to build with Gru his first lair, experiment with his first weapons and lead carry out their first missions. Sequel to The Minions (2015)”.
As for such success, Universal’s president of domestic distribution, Jim Orr, expressed, “It’s a tremendous debut. It is being exhibited very widely throughout North America. And in all the markets it goes extraordinarily well”. “Families feel very comfortable taking all their children to the movies,” Orr said, adding, “These results speak for themselves.”
After being delayed two years by the pandemic, Minions: A Villain Is Born either Minions: The Rise of Gru (according to its title in English) will try to unleash all the power of these crazy yellow miniatures to convince adults and motivate more children to enjoy it on the big screen, while trying to stay in the first place, above of the other recent releases such as Top Gun: Maverick, Elvis, Jurassic World Dominion Y Lightyear.