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Toy Story 3 is Now Pixar's Highest Grossing Movie in the US!

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July 13, 2010
Source: Box Office Mojo

Toy Story 3

You knew it would happen. But who's going to win the summer movie game now? After coming in, officially, at #4 at the box office this past weekend with a little boost from Monday, Pixar's Toy Story 3 has become Pixar's highest grossing movie at the US box office (domestic), in only 4 weekends. It passed Finding Nemo with a current grand total of $342,040,500 million, only $2.3 million over Nemo's total. Released in May 2003, it took Finding Nemo 23 weeks to earn that much, so I'm sure Toy Story 3 will continue like a freight train earning copious amounts of money and setting records for a while. I wonder if it'll be #1 this summer?

It's not that surprising to see Toy Story 3 performing so well, but damn that was a very quick rise to the top. I guess it's just impressive to see this Pixar movie, compared to the last few, earn so much so quickly, but it deserves it, it's such a wonderful movie. I remember walking out of the theater and thinking that was truly worth the money I spent to see it (despite the very loud guy behind me). It's great in 3D, it's great in 2D, it's just a fantastic movie overall, congrats to director Lee Unkrich and everyone at Pixar/Disney. Toy Story 3 has made $555 million worldwide and is still just hitting theaters in places like France, Spain and the UK.

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Reader Feedback - 12 Comments

1

Thats awesome......I love pixars film, except for Cars. ( 365 times is enough Cars for me )

JNYCE on Jul 13, 2010

2

I think it's well deserved... it's a great film, maybe the most emotional "movie for kids" I have ever seen in my entire life. I quote Kevin Smith's twitter: "Me and the kid went to TOY STORY 3 today, aka SCHINDLER'S TOYBOX. Jesus Christ, I haven't cried that much since my Dad died. A+" That says it all!

leinergroove on Jul 13, 2010

3

Okay. Those are some big numbers when you spell em out. Still haven't seen it. I have to agree Jnyce. Cars was a bit of a drag, but what do you mean 365 is enought cars?

Eli on Jul 13, 2010

4

ah ah ah [Wagging finger like Newman from Jurassic Park] "I did really enjoy it and have a fun time watching it, but that's really all there was, nothing more to make it extraordinary. It's a bit hard to say, because I love Pixar so much, but it felt like this lacked the same magic of Pixar movies of past...I had a great time, but I don't think this will become a new Pixar favorite for me." https://www.firstshowing.net/2010/03/16/showest-alexs-first-reaction-to-seeing-pixars-toy-story-3/ :o) Glad you changed your mind because it's definitely one of my favorites. I enjoyed it much more than Up, Monsters Inc, or Nemo. My favorites would now be Walle, The Incredibles, Toy Story 1, and then Toy Story 3.

peloquin on Jul 13, 2010

5

#4 Peloquin - But of course! That first reaction was from an unfinished, unpolished version that we saw 3 months before release. I didn't see it again until it was finished and in theaters, and when I walked out if that THAT time, I truly felt it like was one of Pixar's best movies. 🙂

Alex Billington on Jul 13, 2010

6

man, that movie literally CHANGED my life. and YES, I CRYED like a baby half the movie. and SPANISH BUZZ is so awesome. in the funny parts I think I peed my pants from laughing hahaha, I really loved TOY STORY 3 and I REALLY REALLY REALLY REALLY REALLY REALLY REALLY REALLY REALLY REALLY REALLY REALLY HOPE FOR A 4th MOVIE!!!!! YAY!!

Jessie on Jul 13, 2010

7

I rekon that there are a couple of films that will overtake Toy Story 3, One of them is Deathly Hallows, the other is Inception.

Jeeze on Jul 14, 2010

8

@7 Deathly hallows part 1 isn't out untill november and then the 2nd part is out next july, also I can't wait to see Inception but I don't think it will have the same pulling power as Toy story 3 has so I'd say Toy story will comfortably beat it at the box office.

belto_balls on Jul 14, 2010

9

GOOD! That movie was awesome, I'm glad it took out that monkey.

Voice of Reason on Jul 14, 2010

10

@ 3 when I was dating my ex, her nephew would watch Cars all the time. We went out for 3 years so I guessed that I saw that movie a total of 365 times through out our relationship. Btw loved the Kevin Smith comment.

Jnyce on Jul 14, 2010

11

I very like it.and I have seen all the film toy

Caroline on Jul 16, 2010

12

@8 maybe so. But the real mystery is Tron Legacy.

Jezza on Aug 14, 2010

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