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'Minions' becomes second-highest grossing animated movie ever

'Minions' becomes second-highest grossing animated movie ever

Leaving behind the likes of 2010 film “Toy Story 3”, American 3D computer-animated family comedy film 'Minions' has become the second-highest grossing animated film of all time after Academy Award-winning 2013 film 'Frozen'.

Los Angeles: Leaving behind the likes of 2010 film 'Toy Story 3', American 3D computer-animated family comedy film 'Minions' has become the second-highest grossing animated film of all time after Academy Award-winning 2013 film 'Frozen'

Co-directed by Kyle Balda and Pierre Coffin, 'Minions' minted a whopping $20.1 million on its opening day in China, thereby taking its worldwide box office to $1.08 billion, making it the 15th biggest film ever, reports ew.com.

With voice over of actors like Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm and Michael Keaton, 'Minions' has surpassed “Toy Story 3”, which earned $1.063 billion worldwide.

'Frozen', directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, made $1.27 billion globally. The film is the current record-holder for the biggest animated movie ever.

first published:September 14, 2015, 16:26 IST