Incredibles 2 smashes animated-movie opening weekend record

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"Incredibles 2" comes 14 years after "The Incredibles" and picks up right where the first film left off with the superhero family.

Internationally, the film took in an estimates $51.5 million, bringing its worldwide total as of now to $231.5 million at the worldwide box office.

Disney and Pixar's "Incredibles 2" has broken the record for the best animated opening of all time and the biggest for a PG-rated film.

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The previous holder of this record, Pixar's Finding Dory, opened with $135 million. Directed by Brad Bird, the films features the voices of Holly Hunter, Craig T. Nelson, Isabella Rossellini, Jonathan Banks, Catherine Keener, John Ratzenberger.

Competition will be stiff for The Incredibles in the United States next week, as Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom finally opens in America.

The early reviews have also been fantastic, scoring a very healthy 94% on Rotten Tomatoes from the U.S. critics.

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"The film shows the drawing power of the superhero genre, whether in the live action or animated realm", box office analyst Paul Dergarbedian told Variety.

Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow Pictures' women-led heist comedy film "Ocean's 8" moved to second place with an estimated 19.55 million dollars in its second weekend.

Sony's "Superfly" remake has earned $5.865 million from 2,220 North American locations since its Wednesday premiere, including $1.87 million on Friday.

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