Unexpected Box Office: Is Inside Out 2 Hit or Flop?

Inside Out 2
Unexpected Box Office: Is Inside Out 2 Hit or Flop?
Unexpected Box Office: Is Inside Out 2 Hit or Flop?

Pixar and Walt Disney’s latest, Inside Out 2, has been released in theaters, and the film has generated an unexpected response from the audience and critics. The film has left no stone unturned in winning the hearts of critics and has proved to be a watchable film for the family audience. Not only critically but also at the ticket window, the film has left no stone unturned to attract audiences, and the box office numbers of the film are outstanding. It doesn’t matter that the box office situation is not in good shape right now or that Pixar and Walt Disney have faced back-to-back loses.

Is Inside Out 2 Hit or Flop?

Unexpected Box Office: Is Inside Out 2 Hit or Flop?
Unexpected Box Office: Is Inside Out 2 Hit or Flop? (Image Source: Pixar Studios)

Pixar and Walt Disney Studios’ animated sequel, Inside Out 2, was released in the United States on June 14, 2024, across 4,400+ theaters. It grossed $62 million on its opening day and $155 million on its opening weekend at the North American box office, an outstanding debut for every film in this tough box office climate. Overall, Inside Out 2 has so far grossed $574.44 million domestically and $784.60 million overseas, for a global total of $1.359 billion[1]

Against the production budget of $200 million, Inside Out’s sequel has performed well at the box office and is already considered a box office blockbuster for Pixar and Walt Disney Studios after a few dull years. It is not just a blockbuster film, but some critics consider it a game-changer for production and industry because it has ended the drought and brought the audience back to the ticket window. Compared to production cost, it’s a box office success, but for the analysts, Inside Out 2’s breakeven mark stands at $550 million, and based on the numbers, the sequel will end its box office journey with $1.5+ billion, which means a lot of profit for makers. 

Unexpected Box Office: Is Inside Out 2 Hit or Flop?
Unexpected Box Office: Is Inside Out 2 Hit or Flop? (Image Source: Pixar Studios)

Pixar and Walt Disney Studios had made a big bet with Inside Out 2, and now their bet seems to be successful. The industry also needed this very much. Even compared to records, the film stands tall. It has become Pixar’s biggest film with a $295 million debut. With a domestic debut of $155 million, it has become the biggest opener of the year, surpassing Dune: Part Two’s $82.50 million. The film has also left Inside Out’s $90 million debut numbers behind. Hopefully, it will break many lifetime records in the future. A proper dream success for Pixar and Walt Disney Studios. Read Also: Box Office: Is Bad Boys 4 a Hit or Flop?

Talking about critical response, Inside Out 2 has received an 7.9/10 IMDB rating based on 76k+ votes, and on Rotten Tomatoes, it scored 91/100% based on 296 critic reviews. More To Read: Box Office: Is Garfield Movie a Hit or Flop?


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