‘Incredibles 2’ becomes the first animated film to pass $600 million at the domestic box office

The Disney-Pixar hit Incredibles 2 created history by becoming the first animated film ever to earn more than $600 million at the domestic box office. Written and directed by Brad Bird, Incredibles 2 opened in June, 14 years after the original film The Incredibles hit theatres. According to Box Office Mojo, the superhero movie pulled in roughly $3.16 million over the weekend, pushing Incredibles 2 to an estimated $601 million domestically. putting Incredibles 2 ahead of the rest of the ten biggest superhero grossers domestically, which includes Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight ($534m), Avengers: Age of Ultron ($459m), The Dark Knight Rises ($448m), Wonder Woman ($412m), Iron Man 3 ($409m), and Captain America: Civil War ($408m). Bird said in June that he is not yet thinking about an Incredibles 3. He only returned for the sequel because the filmmakers “had a story that we wanted to tell,” Bird told press during his visit to Pixar Animation Studios in April. Incredibles 2 will be available to own digitally on 23 October and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD on 6 November.