Cat’s Meow: ‘Puss In Boots: The Last Wish’ Crossing $300M Global Today

Breaking News, DreamWorks Animation, Film News, International Box Office, Puss in Boots: The Last Wish, Universal

Universal/DreamWorks Animation’s Puss In Boots: The Last Wish is a bonafide puss in loot, as it will cross the $300M mark globally with today’s grosses included. 

The highly reviewed sequel and Shrek spinoff is at $297.8M with Sunday’s worldwide actuals included. Directed by Joel Crawford and Januel Mercado, the adventure has surpassed Croods: The New Age and Encanto to become the third-biggest studio animation title of the pandemic era, both overseas and globally.

Puss 2 currently sits behind two other Universal animated films (Minions: The Rise of Gru and Sing 2) across the pandemic years. In the near-view rear-view, 2022 has now become the first year since 2008 where every DreamWorks animated release outgrossed every Pixar and Disney Animation release during the same year.

The Antonio Banderas/Salma Hayek sequel went out early overseas, and took time to swashbuckle in earnest, building with great word of mouth and soft drops; as well as acting as counter-programming to Avatar: The Way of Water. Meanwhile, major markets of the UK and Japan are yet to open.

Puss is notably scoring in Latin America where it overtook No. 1 from Avatar 2 in Mexico this past weekend. Brazil is also cat people with $9.7M to date. While Avatar has higher ticket-prices, Puss had more admissions there this past frame.

Universal now has the Top 3 studio animated films since the start of the pandemic, and when including The Bad Guys (which had a great run in China) and The Croods 2, a total of five of the top six studio animated offerings globally and within the top four internationally.

At the international box office, Puss 2 is the third biggest Hollywood animation of the pandemic and the biggest DWA release of the pandemic.

Products You May Like

Articles You May Like

The Smile Announce Summer 2023 North American Tour Dates
TXT (투모로우바이투게더) ‘Sugar Rush Ride’ Official MV
Chris Hemsworth And Elsa Pataky Aged Up For Disney+ Project, And I Hope I Look That Good In 45 Years
‘Avatar: The Way Of Water’ Breaks Box Office Records For CJ 4DPlex Theaters With $85M WW
‘The Bachelor’s Rachel Recchia & Ex Clayton Echard Hint They’re Back Together In New Video

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *