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“Incredibles 2” Crushes Record As Fandango’s #1 Pre-Seller Among Animated Films, Topping Fandango’s Fantifipation and Weekend Sales!
If your family is like mine (Incredible..lol) then I am so sure you have already seen Incredibles 2! Can you believe that Disney Pixar’s “Incredibles 2” has already broken the record for Fandango’s top animated presales in the company’s 18-year history? I really kind of can believe it! I had a feeling this movie was going to be BIG!!
The new list of top five animated films, in terms of highest advance tickets sold on Fandango, is as follows:
- “Incredibles 2” (2018)
- “Finding Dory” (2016)
- “Minions” (2015)
- “The Secret Life of Pets” (2016)
- “Despicable Me 3” (2017)
“Incredibles 2” is super-powerful at the top of Fandango’s movie buzz index, Fanticipation, with a positively heroic 99 out of 100 points and leading all Fandango weekend sales. “Incredibles 2” was also voted as the summer’s most anticipated family film in a recent Fandango summer movie poll.
In a Fandango survey of over 1,000 “Incredibles 2” moviegoers:
- 87% say they are fans of director Brad Bird (“The Iron Giant,” “Ratatouille”).
- 85% have seen “The Incredibles” more than once, and 60% of them have seen it more than four times.
- 75% saw the first “Incredibles” on the big screen back in 2004.
- 74% are particularly excited to see Samuel L. Jackson return as “Frozone.”
“’Incredibles 2’ is making history as our top animated preseller of all time,” says Fandango Managing Editor Erik Davis. “Fans have been waiting a long time for the return of one of our favorite screen families, and the latest Pixar offering is primed for heavy repeat business throughout the summer.”
Fans purchasing Fandango tickets to the film can receive a Fandango FanShop poster of the “Incredibles” family, available here while supplies last.
Fandango FanShop is also offering a curated selection of “Incredibles 2” gear and collectibles, including Elastigirl’s “Incredible Mom” and “Stretch to My Limits” t-shirts, Edna Mode’s “It’s My Way or the Runway” t-shirt, and Funko Pop! figures of Mr. Incredible, Elastigirl, Frozone, Dash, Jack-Jack, the Underminer, and others.
Fandango is the ultimate digital network for all things movies, serving more than 60 million unique visitors per month, according to comScore, with best-in-class movie information, ticketing to more than 30,000 U.S. screens, trailers and original video, home entertainment and fan merchandise. Its portfolio features leading online ticketers Fandango, MovieTickets.com and Flixster; world-renown movie review site Rotten Tomatoes; and Movieclips, the #1 movie trailers and content channel on YouTube. Fandango’s movie discovery and ticketing innovations can also be found on mobile, social, AI and voice platforms from Apple, Facebook, Google, Amazon, and others. Fandango’s video on-demand service, FandangoNOW offers new release and catalog movies and next-day TV shows to more than 200 million connected, over-the-top (OTT) and mobile devices, while Fandango FanShop curates unique and exclusive fan gear and collectibles. In Latin America, the company operates leading online ticketers Ingresso.com and Fandango Latin America.
Known for having its finger on the pulse of moviegoers, Fandango’s movie buzz indicator, Fanticipation, provides statistical insight into the movies fans are planning to see in a given weekend. Fanticipation scores (based on a 1 to 100-point scale) are calculated via an algorithm of Fandango’s advance ticket sales, website and mobile traffic, and social media engagement. Fanticipation is not intended as a forecast of the weekend box office; it is a snapshot of movie fan sentiment. Fandango is the ultimate digital network for all things movies, reaching more than 60 million unique visitors per month across its portfolio of digital properties, according to comScore.