In a bit of news to make you pause briefly to consider the basic incomprehensibility of the figures involved before moving on to something else, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides has cracked the $1 billion mark, making it only eighth movie in history to do so.
It also makes it the second movie in the Pirates of the Caribbean
series to reach this mind-numbing honor, after Dead Man’s Chest
in 2006. In case you haven’t had enough figures yet, this also means that now, a full 50% of the 8 movies to gross
a billion dollars are Disney movies
. Man, this Disney studio could really be going someplace, huh? (Deadline