'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides' Hits $1 Billion Worldwide

on July 04, 2011

UPDATED: The worldwide cume now stands at $1,008.9 billion

Milestones:

• Eighth film in history to reach the $1B threshold
• Seventh biggest film in industry history on a worldwide basis
• The Walt Disney Studios' fourth title to earn $1B
• Third Disney film in less than 18 months to gross $1B globally
• Biggest international opening ever
• #3 film of all time at the international box office
• Crossed the $500M international threshold in a record-setting 14 days
• Crossed the $800M global threshold in only 20 days, the second fastest ever to reach this milestone
• Set a new industry speed record by crossing the $700M global threshold in only 16 days
• Disney's biggest international release ever
• The biggest Pirates of the Caribbean installment in 59 territories
• Highest-grossing Disney film ever released in China and Russia
• Passed $100M USD in Japan, where it was #1 for the first 6 weeks of release

Friday, 7/1 Update: As of June 30, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides has a worldwide haul of $995.4 million. Disney is now projecting that it will $1 billion by Saturday, July 2.

Major milestones for On Stranger Tides:

• Eighth film in history to reach the $1B threshold
• The Walt Disney Studios' fourth title to earn $1B
• Third Disney film in less than 18 months to gross $1B globally
• Biggest international opening ever
• #3 film of all time at the international box office
• Crossed the $500M international threshold in a record-setting 14 days
• Crossed the $800M global threshold in only 20 days, the second fastest ever to reach this milestone
• Set a new industry speed record by crossing the $700M global threshold in only 16 days
• Disney's biggest international release ever
• The biggest Pirates of the Caribbean installment in 58 territories
• Highest-grossing Disney film ever released in China and Russia
• Nearing $100M USD in Japan, where it's been #1 for all 6 weeks of release

Tags: Disney, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

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