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Box office: Finding Dory now biggest domestic movie of 2016

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Pixar; Zade Rosenthal

On your left, Cap.

This weekend, Finding Dory surpassed Captain America: Civil War to become the highest-grossing domestic film of 2016. With an estimated $423 million to Captain America’s $406.2 million, Finding Dory is now the biggest movie of the year in North America and one of only 24 films in history to hit that $400 million mark.

Dory and her fish friends are also close to hitting a second domestic record: After less than a month in theaters, Finding Dory is the second highest-grossing animated film in domestic box office history. (That record still belongs to Shrek 2 with $441.2 million).

Globally, Finding Dory boasts an estimated $643 million total — and it hasn’t even opened yet in markets like Mexico, Japan, the U.K., Italy, and Germany.

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Dory’s domestic success is just the latest box office win for Disney, which hit the $5 billion mark at the global box office this weekend, setting a new speed record for the industry. To put that in perspective, Disney hit $5 billion last year on Dec. 20. This year, Disney already holds four of the top five domestic films of 2016: Finding Dory, Captain America, The Jungle Book, and Zootopia.

For more on this weekend’s box office — including The Secret Life of Pets’ big debut — read EW’s full box office report here.

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