This past weekend, families flocked to the movies to see Minions.....

Tickets for Minions were sold for an estimated $110.5 million at 4,141 North American theatres.....

Universal Pictures announced. It is expected to have made more than $127.9 million by the conclusion of the July Fourth holiday on Monday.....

The movie is on course to surpass "Transformers: Dark of the Moon," which earned....

$115.9 million in its first four days in 2011, as one of the greatest debuts for a July Fourth holiday weekend....

Through Sunday, "Minions: The Rise of Gru" had earned $202.2 .....

million globally, including overseas showings in 61 different territories.....

Another indication that family audiences are prepared to return to the movie cinema is Minions: The Rise of Gru.....

This is only the most recent in a line of triumphs for Universal's family films