Pixar’s animated superhero movie The Incredibles 2 might have the largest domestic opening of all time for an animated film. The film is tracking to premiere with a $140+ million opening weekend in North America, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The original Incredibles premiered fourteen years ago to a $70+ million domestic opening and now its sequel will potentially start with double $70 million.

The best comparison to this phenomenon is 2016’s Finding Dory. Finding Dory is the sequel to 2003’s Finding Nemo. Finding Nemo like The Incredibles opened to a $70+ million opening weekend but Finding Dory had a $135+ million launch. This sequel currently has the largest domestic opening and total domestic gross for an animated film, based on data from Box Office Mojo.

The Incredibles 2 has a reasonable chance of surpassing the domestic opening of Finding Dory. Though time will tell if the movie has the power to also overcome the $486+ domestic gross of Finding Dory.

Finding Dory was also the biggest box office hit of summer 2016, beating out Captain America: Civil War. The Incredibles 2 is not likely to topple another “summer” movie Avengers: Infinity War which has the largest domestic opening in movie history ($257+ million) and has currently made over $600 million in North America.

However, technically Infinity War opened in April and is not a summer movie, so if it’s taken out of the battle, then The Incredibles 2 has a chance of being the biggest box office hit of summer 2018.

For example, if the animated superhero sequel does open to $140 million, then that will be more than another superhero movie (a less child-friendly one though) Deadpool 2. This film launched with $125+ million (slightly less than the $132+ million opening of the original Deadpool).

The Incredibles 2 also has a chance at having a larger North America opening than Solo: A Star Wars Story which is tracking to open anywhere from $130 million to $150 million. If Solo opens on the lower end, then this will give the Pixar film a chance to beat the Star Wars movie’s opening three weeks later.

The Incredibles 2 opens on June 15th.Don’t forget to wear your super suit each time you watch the movie.

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