'Zootopia' Tops $800 Million in Worldwide
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Disney has announced that “Zootopia” will cross the $800 million mark in worldwide box office grosses on Tuesday.

The animated comedy reached $276.7 million domestically and $523 million internationally as of Monday.

Disney noted that “Zootopia” is the second highest grossing Walt Disney Animation Studios release of all time in its original release after “Frozen,” and the third-biggest overall after “Frozen” and “The Lion King.” It’s also Disney’s sixth-biggest animated release of all time and the industry’s fifth-biggest original animated film ever.

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“Zootopia” has received a 98% “fresh” rating on Rotten Tomatoes. It’s the second-biggest industry release in Russia and has grossed $222 million in the booming Chinese market.

“Zootopia” was directed by Byron Howard and Rich Moore, co-directed by Jared Bush, and features the voices of Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba, J.K. Simmons, Tommy Chong, Octavia Spencer, Jenny Slate and Shakira. Goodwin plays a rabbit police officer who teams with Bateman’s fox con artist to uncover a conspiracy.

The film, which carries an estimated budget of $150 million, is the 52nd movie to top $800 million in worldwide grosses. It’s also the top worldwide performer among 2016 releases, topping Fox’s “Deadpool” at $754 million and Warner Bros.’ “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” at $683 million. The pic was released on March 4.

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