After an earlier post on the success of the Harry Potter films, I decided to do the same for the Pixar films. The Toy Story films is arguably the best reviewed trilogy, while many of Pixar’s other films have had extremely positive reception.
|Movie||Release Date||Worldwide Gross (USD millions)||Worldwide Gross Rank (Nov 2011)||imdb rating (/10)||Metascore (/100)||rottentomatoes fresh reviews|
|Toy Story||Nov-95||362.0||178||8.2||92||76/76 (100%)|
|A Bug’s Life||Nov-98||363.4||174||7.2||77||75/82 (91%)|
|Toy Story 2||Nov-99||485.0||94||8||88||146/146 (100%)|
|Monsters, Inc.||Nov-01||525.4||82||8||78||159/167 (95%)|
|Finding Nemo||May-03||867.9||26||8.1||89||196/199 (98%)|
|The Incredibles||Nov-04||631.4||54||8||90||222/229 (97%)|
|Toy Story 3||Jun-10||1,063.2||7||8.6||92||248/251 (99%)|
|Cars 2||Jun-11||551.8||74||6.5||57||73/192 (38%)|
An amazing nine out of the twelve films released to date have had 95+% scores from rottentomatoes!
Here is a graph comparing the worldwide grosses, including those of the US and Canada. Note that the numbers are all in $US and do not adjust for inflation or fluctuating exchange rates.
References: boxofficemojo.com, rottentomatoes.com, imdb.com, metacritic.com