Fellow Pixar sequel Finding Dory now holds the title with $135 million.
The box office showing for "Incredibles 2" is perhaps even more unbelievable considering it's a sequel to a movie that came out 14 years ago ― meaning some of the children who saw the first film are now well into adulthood.
Pixar is used to box office success, with movies such as Toy Story 3 and Finding Dory among the most successful animated movies ever made.
Brad Bird wrote and directed the sequel, and he now has to his name the largest opening ever at the United States box office.
Director Brad Bird - who also provides the voice of Edna Mode - has hinted that a third film could be coming, as delays to production meant certain aspects that he and his team came up with for "The Incredibles 2" were ultimately not able to be used.
France down Australia 2-1 in Group C
One thing, however, was clear to the French coach: having three top-class strikers assembled does not solve all problems. On paper, this is a game from which France should comfortably take three points and make a ideal start to the World Cup .
Paul Manafort Is Going to Jail
Manafort's attorneys have accused prosecutors of conjuring a "sinister plot" out of "innocuous" contacts. Manafort is facing trials in Virginia and Washington, DC , with the former scheduled to start in July.
Sri Lanka play on ´under protest´ after ´ball tamper´ row
Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has been charged with ball-tampering by the International Cricket Council (ICC). It was reported that the umpires were not quite happy with the way Sri Lanka were shining the ball last evening.
It knocked "Ocean's 8" to a distant second in its second weekend in theaters with $19.6 million.
Sony's "Superfly" remake landed in seventh place in its first weekend with $6.3 million, and Vertical Entertainment's "Gotti", starring John Travolta, opened outside of the top 10.
Disney-Pixar's "Incredibles 2" is flying to an estimated $182 million from 4,410 North American locations in its debut weekend.
Internationally, the film took in an estimates $51.5 million, bringing its worldwide total as of now to $231.5 million at the worldwide box office.
Estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at USA and Canadian theaters, according to comScore. Could we be looking at a billion-dollar final figure?