Toy Story 4 tops $1 billion at the global box office

Woody and Buzz aren't just playing around.

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The Toy Story 4 gang is raking it in at the box office.


To record box office numbers, and beyond! Sheriff Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the rest of the talking toys from Toy Story 4 crossed the $1 billion mark on Wednesday, earning an estimated $1,001.7 million worldwide.

The impressive score is nothing new to Pixar . Toy Story 4 is the fourth Pixar film to reach that mark, joining Incredibles 2, Finding Dory and 2010's Toy Story 3. 

Toy Story 4 is now the eighth biggest animated movie of all time worldwide, and it hasn't even opened in Germany and Scandinavia yet. Domestically, it's earned $421.8 million and it's currently the No. 5 top-earning animated film ever.

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