Cartoon “Minions”, created by Universal-Illumination Entertainment, grossed over $ 1 billion. This writes Variety.
Charges animated comedy in the North American box office totaled 321.9 million dollars in the rest of the world – 682 million.
«Minions’ was the third in the list of highest-grossing cartoons in history – after the work of “The Cold Heart” (2013) and “Toy Story: The Great Escape” (2010). The list of all filmov- “billionaires” (regardless of genre) “Minions” at the 23 th position.
To Universal is a third major box office success of the year after the “Fast and the Furious 7″ (1,512 billion worldwide , but only in theaters) and “World of Jurassic” (1,628 billion).
Along with “Mignon” works Universal-Illumination «Despicable Me,” “Hop”, “Lorax” and “Despicable Me 2 “has collected a total of over $ 3 billion worldwide.
« Mignon “also became the highest-grossing animated film of all time in 11 countries – Hungary, Indonesia, Latvia, Lithuania, the Philippines, Russia, Slovakia , Thailand, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and Vietnam. He also became the highest grossing film production film company Universal for all time in France, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia and Slovakia.
«Mignon” – a spin-off of the popular franchise “Despicable Me”, telling about the adventures of tiny yellow-skinned minions of the protagonist, re-using paternity supervillain named Gru. The action unfolds in a cartoon in 1968, before his meeting with Gru’s minions, and is based on the desire of heroes find a new evil master.