Web desk (June 18, 2018): Incredibles 2, the long-awaited return of a quirky superhero animated film ‘Incredibles’, performed high at the North American box office, shattering records of $180 million in its debut, which made it the biggest animated film debut of all time.
It was the highest ever opening for an animated film in the US and Canada, easily beating the $135 million debut of its Disney-Pixar stablemate, Finding Dory (2016).The film tells the story of the Parr family — matriarch Helen is called upon to help bring the world’s hiding superheroes back into the open, as husband Bob navigates the day-to-day work of being a homemaker.
Their children Violet and Dash are back again, along with baby Jack-Jack, whose devastating superpowers are about to be unleashed.In second place was female heist flick Ocean’s 8, which followed up on a big opening by earning $19.6 million in its second week.
Adult comedy Tag opened in third place at $14.6 million whereas fourth place went to Solo: A Star Wars Story, which took in $9.1 million, and nearly $200 million overall in North America.
Fifth place went to R-rated superhero flick Deadpool 2 at $8.8 million.