Animated film "Minions" in his debut weekend in the Russian hire 841,1 million rubles. This eventually became the second in the country's history - 1st-place continues to hold "fast and furious 7".
The second line by a wide margin ranked, according to reliable information portal Kinobusiness, the continuation of the cult series of films about the confrontation between cyborgs and the inhabitants of our planet "Terminator: Genesis" - mind-boggling Thriller Alan Taylor earned 4 times less "Minions" - 198,95 million rubles.
Third place fresh Thriller Studio Timur Bekmambetov "Remove from friends" with the result 47,37 million rubles, 4th - fresh masterpiece Disney Puzzle, earned EUR 21.09 million rubles. Top five favorites of French romance "That awkward moment", received in Russian cinemas 20,14 million rubles.
Note that the "Minions" hit records and overseas. In the US cartoon debut weekend earned 115,2 million dollars. This is the 2nd result for animated films after "Shrek the Third" in may 2007 (121,6 million). All in all, a 100-million phase at the start of the American rental overcame only 4 cartoon. In addition to the above, distinguished "Shrek 2" ($108 million) and "toy Story-3" (110,6 million).
"Minions" is the achievement for the film Studio Universal Pictures. Fresh cartoon became 3 start the company with cash of over $ 100 million from the beginning of the year. For all history of similar rental is not achieved, no 1 Studio. It should be noted that the budget "Minions" was only 74 million dollars, however, Disney studios, DreamWorks and Pixar traditionally cost at least twice as expensive.