The sixth film of the blockbuster film franchise ‘Despicable Me’ and the sequel to ‘Minions 2015’, ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’ all set to release in theaters on 1 July 2022 in the USA, and the early critical reviews of the film are a good sign for the makers in terms of box office also, and not only reviews but the response received by predecessor will make a big contribution at the ticket window for ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’. So overall, all is well for ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’.
Minions The Rise of Gru Box Office Prediction
According to early estimates, Universal Pictures’ ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’ aims for a minimum $70-$80 million opening debut with a $30 million opening day, and it’s a solid start for a mid-budget animated film, especially from the family audience. But $70-80 million is the minimum opening, and if talking about maximum, then according to experts, if the reviews and circumstances are in favor of ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’, it can open more than $100 million, and maybe it leaves behind ‘Minions 2015’ ($115.71 million), but it’s 65% impossible.
If the start of the ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’ will excellent and buzz are in favor, then it’s easy to say, the sequel will end its box office at $350 million domestically and $1 billion globally, but currently, the overall lifetime box office expections at $200 million domestically and $600-700 million globally because in the next week of ‘Minions 2’, Marvel’s most anticipated $1 billion tentpoles ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ also set to release.
But it does not matter because if ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’ will earn $500 million, then automatically it become a successful film against production budget of $85 million, and ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’ is a money-making film for Universal Pictures, which already enjoying the success of ‘Jurassic World Dominion’.