Disney-Pixar’s “Inside Out” delivered the firepower this week – edging out record breaking favorite “Jurassic World” – to take the top spot over the July Fourth holiday weekend. Rudi Bakhtiar reports
‘Inside Out’ Provides Fourth of July Fireworks
STORY: Disney-Pixar’s “Inside Out” delivered the firepower this week – edging out record breaking favorite “Jurassic World” – to take the top spot over the July Fourth holiday weekend.
The animated comedy – directed by Pete Doctor – is the playful story of the emotional life of an 11 year old Midwestern girl, who’s uprooted when her father has to take a new job in another city.
With comedians Amy Poehler, Mindy Kaling and Bill Hader voicing Riley’s varying emotions, the family film pulled in as estimated $45.3 million in the U.S. over the five days — for a total of $246.2 million in its third week.
“Jurassic World” kept audiences at the edge of their seats for a fourth straight week after ruling the box office for the last three weeks.
The dino thriller, starring Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard, had all the nail-biting action necessary to stomp its way to $43.8 million at 3,737 screens – placing it fourth on the highest domestic gross of all time with $568.2 million in total earnings.
Arnold Schwarzenegger “Terminator: Genisys” rounded out the top three, raking in $44.2 million over the holiday weekend.
In the fifth installment of the Paramount-Skydance robotic thriller – which cost a whopping $150 million to make – Arnold Schwarzenegger’s machine persona is resurrected to help John Connor, leader of the human resistance, win the war against the machines in 2029.