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Shinkai's your name. is Japan's Highest-Grossing Film for 2016

“Makoto Shinkai’s your name. (Kimi no Na wa.) anime film sold 637,000 tickets on 296 screens for 860 million yen (about US$8.57 million) over the September 24-25 weekend to maintain its #1 ranking for its fifth time. In total, the film has sold 8,500,000 tickets for 11.1 billion yen (about US$111 million) as of September 25.

The film is now 2016’s highest-grossing film in Japan. The film reached 10 billion yen faster than Disney’s Frozen, which closed in Japan after earning 25.4 billion yen in the box office to become Japan’s #3 highest-grossing film of all time after Spirited Away and Titanic. Frozen reached 10 billion yen in 37 days while your name. reached the same milestone in 28 days.

Kyoto Animation’s anime film adaptation of Yoshitoki Ōima’s A Silent Voice (Koe no Katachi) manga fell from #2 to #3 in its second weekend. The film opened on September 17 on 120 screens.”

Jennifer Lawrence may be the only twenty-something actress who is a reliable draw at the box office, while other promising up-and-comers, such as Ryan Gosling, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Shailene Woodley, have been more successful at landing on magazine covers than selling movie tickets.
—  Brent Lang for Variety 
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Box office report: 'Zootopia' sets Disney record with $73.7 million opening

“Zootopia roared into theaters this weekend with an estimated $73.7 million domestic opening, setting a new record for the biggest Walt Disney Animation Studios opening of all time.

The film surpassed Frozen’s record of $67.4 million to earn the biggest debut ever for a non-Pixar Disney animated film, and it also scored the fourth-highest March opening weekend in box office history.

Now in its fourth weekend of international release, Zootopia added another $63.4 million to its overseas total, bringing its worldwide cumulative gross to $158.8 million already.”