Date: 10th October 2016

'Finding Dory' Hits $1 Billion at the Box Office.

Pixar’s "Finding Dory" has crossed $1 billion at the global box office to become the fifth highest-grossing animated film of all time.

The film is Pixar’s second billion-dollar grossing release, joining "Toy Story 3", and the 12th Walt Disney release to hit that mark. It is also the fourth film by Disney to reach that milestone in the past 12 months, joining "Captain America: Civil War", "Star Wars: The Force Awakens", and "Zootopia". "The Jungle Book" fell just short, earning $966.2 million globally.

"Finding Dory" is the year’s highest-grossing domestic release with $485 million. It earned an additional $517 million internationally. The sequel to 2003’s "Finding Nemo" brought back original cast members Ellen DeGeneres and Albert Brooks, and earned strong critical reviews. It follows Dory, a Pacific blue tang with short-term memory loss, as she tries to reunite with her family.

Source: Press Release