Magazine article Screen International

Inbetweeners 2 Breaks Comedy Record

Magazine article Screen International

Inbetweeners 2 Breaks Comedy Record

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The sequel's £2.75m opening is biggest ever for a comedy in UK.

The Inbetweeners 2 debuted to a whopping £2.75m ($4.53m) from 495 venues yesterday, according to Rentrak, making it the biggest opening for a comedy in the UK and beating predecessor The Inbetweeners Movie, which made £2.61m ($4.39m) in 2011.

The first day total - boosted by the lure of Orange Wednesday - indicates that demand for the second instalment in the franchise could be even stronger than the first, which grossed a record £45m ($77.5m) in the UK and made $88m worldwide.

The opening is the third-biggest Wednesday opening in the UK behind Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince and Lord of the Rings: Return of the King.

Toy Story 3 raked in the UK's biggest-ever opening weekend (inlcuding previews) of £21.2m but took £2.46m on opening day, less than The Inbetweeners 2. …

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