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How The Pixar Acquisition Has Animated Disney's Box Office Sales

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How The Pixar Acquisition Has Animated Disney's Box Office Sales

Walt Disney Co (NYSE: DIS)'s Pixar studio has released a total of 17 feature films, all of which were released under the Walt Disney Pictures banner. However, seven of these films were released prior to Disney acquiring the film studio nearly 11 years ago to the day.

Here is a summary of how all the films performed at the box office — both before and after (adjusted to 2016 dollars) — the studio was acquired by Disney, courtesy of Box Office Mojo.

1995–2006

  • "Toy Story" (1995) — $191.79 million, or $302.05 million in 2016 dollars.
  • "A Bug's Life (1998) — $162.79 million, or $239.71 million in 2016 dollars.
  • "Toy Story 2" (2999) — $245.85 million, or $354.18 million in 2016 dollars.
  • "Monsters, Inc." (2001) — $289.92 million, or $393.12 million in 2016 dollars.
  • "Finding Nemo" (2003) — $380.84 million, or $496.77 million in 2016 dollars.
  • "The Incredibles" (2004) — $261.44 million, or $332.17 million in 2016 dollars.

2006–Present

  • "Cars" (2006) — $244.08 million, or $290.58 million in 2016 dollars.
  • "Ratatouille" (2007) — $206.45 million, or $238.97 million in 2016 dollars.
  • "WALL-E" (2008) — $223.81 million, or $249.49 million in 2016 dollars.
  • "Up" (2009) — $293.0 million, or $327.79 million in 2016 dollars.
  • "Toy Story 3" (2010) — $415.0 million, or $456.78 million in 2016 dollars.
  • "Cars 2" (2011) — $191.45 million, or $204,28 million in 2016 dollars.
  • "Brave" (2012) — $237.28 million, or $248.04 million in 2016 dollars.
  • "Monsters University" (2013) — $268.49 million, or $276.62 million in 2016 dollars.
  • "Inside Out" (2015) — $356.46 million, or $360.96 million in 2016 dollars.
  • "The Good Dinosaur" (2016) — $123.09 million.
  • "Finding Dory" (2016) — $486.3 million.

Image Credit: By nicolas genin - originally posted to Flickr as 66ème Festival de Venise (Mostra), CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

 

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