“Inside Out 2” Becomes Pixar’s Highest-Grossing Film Globally, Eyes Record Next

New York, NY – “Inside Out 2” has made animated film history by becoming Pixar’s highest-grossing movie globally, surpassing the previous record held by “Incredibles 2.” The film, which debuted over the June 14 weekend, has reached an impressive $1.251 billion in global ticket sales as of Tuesday, according to reports.

With its sights set on yet another milestone, “Inside Out 2” is now aiming to claim the title of the highest-grossing animated film of all time. Currently trailing behind films like Disney’s original “Frozen,” as well as “The Super Mario Bros. Movie” and “Frozen II,” the sequel is making a strong push towards the top.

Despite being unclear whether “Inside Out 2” will surpass these leading animated films, its success in South Korea, where it has already amassed $48 million, is seen as a positive indicator for its future performance in other markets like Japan. The film’s performance has drawn attention to its potential to challenge the records set by blockbuster animations.

Critics and audiences alike have embraced “Inside Out 2,” awarding it high scores on platforms like Rotten Tomatoes and CinemaScore. The film’s ability to spark discussions around complex emotions and experiences, such as puberty and anxiety, has resonated with viewers of all ages, solidifying its impact in the industry.

As Pixar celebrates the success of “Inside Out 2,” the studio is looking to bounce back from previous box office disappointments with a renewed focus on established franchises. With upcoming projects like the original film “Elio” slated for release in 2025, Pixar is strategically leveraging the popularity of its iconic series to drive future success in the ever-competitive film market.

The triumph of “Inside Out 2” serves as a testament to the enduring appeal of animated storytelling and the power of emotional narratives to captivate audiences worldwide. Through its exploration of complex themes and relatable characters, the film has not only broken records but also sparked meaningful conversations around the human experience, solidifying its place in cinematic history.