Toy Story 3

Topics: Pixar, Lee Unkrich, English-language films Pages: 2 (457 words) Published: October 24, 2010
Toy Story 3 is a funny, loving, family movie. Toy Story 3 is the third movie in the Toy Story series. When word started getting out that there was going to be a third movie, viewers were a little skeptical. They were not sure if it would live up to the first two movies. Toy Story 3 came out in theaters in the United States on June 18, 2010. Since then it has been release worldwide. Toy Story 3 was directed by Lee Unkrich, produced by Pixar Animation Studios, and released by Walt Disney Pictures.

Toy Story 3 is the highest-grossing 2010 worldwide movie. It is also the 5th highest-grossing film of all time worldwide and the 9th highest-grossing film of all time in the U.S. and Canada. On Toy Story 3’s first weekend in theaters, it made $145.3 million at the worldwide box-office. It is the third largest opening weekend worldwide for an animated feature. The first is Ice Age 3 that made $218.4 million and the second is The Simpsons Movie that made $170.9 million.

On August 27, 2010, it became the seventh movie to ever make over one billion dollars. Toy Story 3 was the first animated movie to ever pass the one billion mark. By August 29, 2010, Toy Story 3 had made $1.012 billion, which moved past The Dark Knight to rank sixth on the all-time chart.

Japan has been Toy Story 3's best market. In Japan it made $115 million. The movie ranks behind Finding Nemo as the second biggest-grossing American animation in Japan. Toy Story 3 made $104.7 million in the United Kingdom, where it just exceeded Mamma Mia! and Titanic.

Toy Story 3 is Walt Disney Pictures’ second one billion dollar movie of just this year, 2010. Walt Disney Pictures is the first studio to ever have two one billion dollar movies in one year. Toy Story 3 follows Alice in Wonderland, which made $1.024 billion. Toy Story 3 made over one billion dollars on its 71st day in theaters, while Alice in Wonderland took 85 days to reach one billion dollars.

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