Puss in Boots surpasses $500M at global box office

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Puss in Boots

Puss in Boots

DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc.’s Oscar-nominated movie Puss in Boots has earned approximately $507 million to date at the worldwide box office, the studio announced Monday.

“On behalf of the entire studio, it is my pleasure to congratulate the Puss in Boots creative team on reaching this fantastic milestone,” said DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg. “Following the film’s recognition by the Academy as nominee for Best Animated Feature Film, we could not be happier with the response to Puss in Boots both critically and commercially across the globe.”

“I am so thrilled that people around the world continue to respond to Puss in Boots and I’d like to thank the incredible team of creative talent who worked tirelessly to bring the story of our swashbuckling hero to life!” added the film’s director, Chris Miller.

Both DreamWorks Animation releases from 2011, Kung Fu Panda 2 and Puss in Boots, received 2012 Academy Award nominations for Best Animated Feature Film.

DreamWorks Animation has been named one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” by Fortune magazine for four consecutive years. This year, DWA ranks #14 on the list.

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