“Vice-versa 2” overtakes “Dune 2” at the US box office

“Vice-versa 2” overtakes “Dune 2” at the US box office
“Vice-versa 2” overtakes “Dune 2” at the US box office

Released in the United States on June 14, the sequel to Vice versa continues to break records. The animated film thus goes beyond Dune 2becoming the biggest success of the year 2024.

Joy is always in order for Pixar. Almost 10 days after the release of Vice versa 2 in American theaters, the animated film continues to attract audiences in theaters.

After having done better than Shrek, Toy Story or the Snow Queenfrom the first weekend of operation, Vice versa 2 now exceeds Dune 2becoming the highest-grossing American film of the year, with 285.7 million dollars collected after 8 days of operation (compared to 282 million for Dune 2). July 4, a holiday in the United States, should also boost cinema admissions. Vice-Versa 2.

In this highly anticipated sequel, produced by the director of the original film Pete Docter, but directed by Kelsey Mann, the heroine, Riley, discovers new emotions with puberty, which are added to those we knew already, Joy, Anger, Sadness, Fear and Disgust.

New emotions

Anxiety, Boredom, Embarrassment, and Envy have joined the team and are wreaking havoc on the command center of Riley’s brain.

In France too, where it was released on June 19, Vice versa 2 achieved the best start of the year, ahead on the first day of operation, A little thing in addition and Dune 2. Half a million spectators, 527,504 to be precise, went to see the Pixar film on the day of its release, compared to 280,000 for A little something extra and 260,811 for Dune: Part Two.

Good news for the Pixar studio, which is playing big, after the failure of Buzz Lightning in 2022 and several films released directly on the Disney+ platform (Red alert, Lucas, Drunk), and in a complicated context after the dismissal of 14% of its employees.

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