Well, that didn’t last long. After passing Transformers 2 just a few days ago, Toy Story 3 passed Spider-Man to become the ninth-highest grossing film in North America. Toy Story 3 officially grossed about $1.5 million the weekend spanning August 20-22 to bring its domestic total to $403.8 million. With the eighth biggest film, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, at $423.3 million, Pixar’s newest film will stay in the number nine spot until the end of its theatrical run.
On Monday, Toy Story 3 added an additional $230,000 domestically from the 730 theaters playing the film. Its grand total now stands at over $404 million.
Worldwide, it passed Pirates At The Caribbean: At World’s End and various entries in the Harry Potter film series to claim the title of the seventh-highest grossing film ever. Toy Story 3‘s worldwide box office gross is sitting pretty at $984.6 million. Closing in on $1 billion, it would be only the seventh film to cross the special mark. The next victim in the way of Toy Story 3‘s remarkable box office run? The Dark Knight is #6 worldwide with a gross of just over $1 billion.
- In the U.K., Toy Story 3 is their fifth highest grossing film ever with a total of about £63.8 million.
- Japan has been one of the highlights, with Toy Story 3 bringing in over $95 million (in U.S. dollars)