‘Incredibles 2’ Headed for $180 Million-Plus Debut

18 June, 2018, 13:43 | Author: Cecil Buchanan
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According to Box Office Mojo, the animated superhero action-adventure is expected to bring in as much as $180 million, if not a little more, for its three-day opening weekend, making it the biggest opening weekend for an animated feature. Either way, "Incredibles 2" will become the animated film with the highest ever opening weekend, beating out 2016's "Finding Dory", which brought in $135 million. "We had a film that had something for all ages".

"Incredibles 2" picks up directly following the events of the original film with the Parr family members attempting to balance having a normal life with their superpowers.

"This is one of the biggest over-performances I've ever seen", said comScore senior media analyst Paul Dergarabedian.

Veronica writes that "Incredibles 2" is "filled with tons of strobe/flashing lights", and explained that people with photosensitive epilepsy aren't the only ones who could be affected - those who suffer from migraines, vision impairments, seizure conditions, vertigo (specifically flicker vertigo), autism, ADHD, and PTSD could also experience a reaction to the images.

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It knocked "Ocean's 8" to a distant second in its second weekend in theaters with $19.6 million.

"Solo: A Star Wars Story", fell to fourth place with $9.1 million and "Deadpool 2" rounded out the top five with an additional $8.8 million.

Overseas, "Incredibles 2" managed to pull in $51.5 million, where its only available in 26% of the worldwide market so far, bringing the global total to $231.5 million. The film boasts a coveted A+ CinemaScore, as well as a 94 percent fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

Shortly after the sequel hit theaters Friday, several Twitter users issued warnings about a number of scenes that were potentially risky for moviegoers with certain medical conditions.


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