TOY STORY 4
In what’s likely to be Disney’s next $1B global grosser after The Lion King gets there in the next few days, Pixar’s TS4 picked up another $19.4M in 40 material markets this session. That lifts its international playdate to $522.3M for $917.9M worldwide. The film will soon pass Shrek globally to become the No. 11 animated release ever, and Pixar’s 5th outing within the group.
There were no new openings this session for Forky with a drop of just 28% overseas. In Europe, the dip was a slight 8% despite a new heatwave. That’s notable in Francewhere the fourquel went up 8% while Portugal (+12%) and Belgium (+9%) also saw increases. The Netherlands was even with last weekend, Spain dipped 3%, Italy 7% and the UK just 14%. In the latter, the movie is now the 3rd biggest animated title ever.
In Latin America, where Woody and the gang have really excelled, the region’s total is $190.2M. TS4 is the No. 1 ever release in Argentina, No. 2 in Mexico, Chile and Colombia and No. 3 in Bolivia.
The Top 5 markets are: Mexico ($70.7M), UK ($64.9M), Japan ($51M); Brazil ($31.4M) and China ($29.1M).