‘Minions’ is second-highest grossing animation
A $20.1 million opening in China has seen Despicable Me spinoff, Minions, become the second-highest grossing animation of all time.
It’s also the biggest opening for an animated movie in China.
Following the opening, the movie’s international gross is now $748 million, which combined with it’s $332 million in the US, gives a total $1.08 billion.
It has now surpassed Toy Story 3 on the list of the highest grossing animated movies ever.
The Illumination Entertainment project is now second only to Frozen which grossed a staggering $1.28 billion worldwide.
It is yet another successful movie this year for Universal Studios, who also produced the highly successful Jurassic World and Fast & Furious 7.