The Gru prequel starring the minions is sweeping the box office, getting better numbers than the first and third installments of Despicable Me.
Gru my favorite villain currently has three main deliveries and several spin-off starring the minionalthough the stories of the villain and his yellow henchmen are always connected.
Minions: the origin of Gru It was the last installment of the saga to be released in theaters. Its passage through theaters now that schools are over and that July 4th is approaching in the US is making the film receive a very warm welcome from its most unconditional fans.
Minions: the origin of Gru is the highest grossing children’s film in recent years
On the day of its premiere, Minions: the origin of Gru grossed a total of $48 million in the US, to which should be added the 10 million that it raised on Thursday at its preview. Taking these figures into account, it is expected that the film will reach 130 million dollars in collections as soon as the July 4 bridge ends and that it will exceed 200 million globally.
With this collection, Minions: the origin of Gru could become one of the highest grossing movies of the saga. Gru my favorite villain (2010) managed to collect a total of 115 million dollars in its premiere, while Gru 3 my favorite villain (2017) lowered its figures to 99 million dollars.
As pointed from Collider, Minions: the origin of Gru is being the best opening of an animated film since Frozen 2 in 2019, which suggests that children’s audiences are finally being encouraged to return to theaters as they were before the pandemic.
Minions: the origin of Gru premiered in theaters last Friday, July 1but this film that acts as a prequel to the saga it will not be the last installment of Gru. Months before the release of this new minion movieIllumination already announced that Despicable Me 4 Gru It would hit theaters in July 2024.