Infographic and Info on ‘Toy Story 3′s’ Financial Success

Milo has compiled an interesting infographic breaking down the finicnial and critical success of Pixar’s Toy Story 3. You can see that infographic below but first here are some statistics you may be interested in.

Disney’s Toy Story 3 passed the $1 billion mark at the box office this summer making it the highest-grossing animated film of all time. The film is the first animated film to break the threshold and only the seventh overall. And, with the success of Alice in Wonderland earlier this year, Disney has become the first studio to release two billion-dollar grossers in the same year. Must be those 3-D ticket prices?

Here is an interesting look at box office figures adjusted for inflation. Using data from Box Office Mojo and making calculations from the CPI Inflation Calculator, Newsweek came up with a rough estimate of how many other films grossed the equivalent of $1 billion in the dollars of their own time.

1. Gone with the Wind
2. Star Wars
3. Avatar
4. The Sound of Music
5. Titanic
6. Jaws
7. The Exorcist
8. E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial
9. The Empire Strikes Back
10. Jurassic Park
11. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
12. Return of the Jedi
13. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
14. The Phantom Menace
15. The Lion King
16. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest
17. Independence Day
18. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
19. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
20. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
21. The Ten Commandments
22. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End
23. Alice in Wonderland
24. Toy Story 3
25. Finding Nemo
26. The Dark Knight



By Ricky

Ricky D is the editor-in-chief of Sound on Sight and one of the hosts of the Sound On Sight podcast and the Sordid Cinema podcast. He is Sound On Sight's expert on Horror and contributes written reviews when time permits.

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