This image released by Disney Pixar shows a scene from “Incredibles 2.” The acclaimed Pixar sequel has passed $1 billion in worldwide ticket sales, making it Disney’s third film this year to cross the box-office milestone. Disney said Tuesday that Brad Bird’s summer blockbuster reached $1 billion on Monday, July 30. (Disney/Pixar via AP)

This image released by Disney Pixar shows a scene from “Incredibles 2.” The acclaimed Pixar sequel has passed $1 billion in worldwide ticket sales, making it Disney’s third film this year to cross the box-office milestone. Disney said Tuesday that Brad Bird’s summer blockbuster reached $1 billion on Monday, July 30. (Disney/Pixar via AP)

‘Incredibles 2’ rolls past $1 billion at worldwide box office

Disney releases account for exactly half of the 36 films to ever reach $1B global milestone

NEW YORK — The acclaimed Pixar sequel ‘Incredibles 2’ has passed $1 billion in worldwide ticket sales, making it Disney’s third film this year to cross the box-office milestone.

Disney said Tuesday that Brad Bird’s summer blockbuster reached $1 billion on Monday, about six weeks after debuting with $182.7 million at North American theatres. That opening set a new record for animated releases, and ‘Incredibles 2’ has steadily climbed the history books.

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Not accounting for inflation, its domestic haul of $574 million ranks as the ninth biggest North American gross of all-time.

‘Incredibles 2’ follows Disney’s ‘Black Panther’ and ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ in reaching $1 billion this year. Disney releases account for exactly half of the 36 films to ever cross $1 billion globally.

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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