Box office report: Finding Dory sets animated film record with $136.2 million

June 19, 2016 4:27 PM

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Making waves at No. 1 with a whopping $136.2 million, Disney’s Finding Dory has set a new record for an opening weekend by an animated motion picture.

Exceeding expectations as it pulled in over $54 million on Friday, including $9.2 million from Thursday night previews (also a record for an animated feature), Finding Dory handily bested the previous animated weekend record holder, 2007’s Shrek the Third, by around $15 million (unadjusted for infla...

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