Coco has definitely struck a chord with the audience as the vibrant Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)-themed animated musical has now collected an estimated total of USD 71.2 million in only five days of release, out of which a smashing USD 49 million was collected over the long holiday weekend from November 24 to 26, according to Entertainment Weekly.
Meanwhile, big-budget spectacle Justice League collected only USD 40.7 million over the weekend and USD 63 million over the last five days.
Coco marks the fourth-highest Thanksgiving opening ever, behind Frozen (USD 93.6 million), Moana (USD 82.1 million), and Toy Story 2 (USD 80.1 million).
Coco has also collected USD 82.2 million from foreign markets bringing its worldwide total to USD 153.4 million since its November-22 release.
Justice League's worldwide total now stands at USD 481.3 million since its November 17 release.
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Directed by Lee Unkrich and co-directed by Adrian Molina, Coco received positive reviews from critics and is currently rated 96 per cent "fresh" on Rotten Tomatoes. The film centres around a 12-year-old Mexican boy, who confronts his family's ancestral ban on music.
Coco's cast includes newcomer Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, and Alanna Ubach.
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