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Incredibles 2 crosses $1bn milestone at global box office

Disney-Pixar’s Incredibles 2 has become just the seventh animated film in history to cross the $1bn mark at the global box office.

The animated sequel marks Disney’s fifth animated and 18th ever billion dollar release and joins Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War as Disney’s third release to reach the $1bn milestone this year.

The superhero caper has earned Disney $574m domestically and $430.9 million internationally for a global total of $1.005 billion through July 30.

Joining the likes of Toy Story 3 and Finding Dory, Incredibles 2 has helped Pixar become the first animation studio to have released three billion dollar films in history.

Incredibles 2 continues its global rollout this week, opening in Japan today, Spain tomorrow and Italy and Germany in September.

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