Dinosaurs Take A Bite Out Of The Weekend Box Office
A scene from Universal's Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Dinosaurs Take A Bite Out Of The Weekend Box Office

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LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) — Universal’s ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ opened at #1 in 48 international markets this weekend, generating an impressive $151.1 million in worldwide box office revenue, according to figures compiled by comScore.

“Jurassic World’s” international box office results for its debut was the biggest opening weekend for the franchise, and should be soothing news for Universal studio execs ahead of the movie’s North American debut in less than two weeks.

Directed by J. A. Bayona in his first foray into the world of summer blockbusters, the movie is the fifth for the franchise and features Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, B. D. Wong, and Jeff Goldblum reprising their roles from previous entries into the ‘Jurassic’ canon.

Meanwhile, “Ocean’s 8” a heist comedy topped the box office in North American theaters. Featuring a female-led ensemble cast, including Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, Rihanna, and Helena Bonham Carter, the Ocean’s 8 follows the format established by Steven Soderbergh original three movies in the franchise. Directed by Gary Ross, “Ocean’s 8” cleared $53.7M worldwide and $41.5M in North America for its debut weekend.

Disney’s ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ continued to chug along over the weekend, drawing closer but not quite going over the $2bn mark for cumulative revenue. Over the weekend, “Avengers” added another $17.7M worldwide, bringing it to $1,998,033,699 worldide, according to estimates compiled by comScore.

The top 12 worldwide weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, June 10, are below.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom – Universal – $151.1M
Ocean’s 8 – Warner Bros. – $53.7M
Deadpool 2 – 20th Century Fox – $32.2M
Solo: A Star Wars Story – Disney – $26.5M
Avengers: Infinity War – Disney – $17.7M
Hereditary – Multiple – $16.5M
Toilet: Ek Prem Katha – China Film Co. – $9.0M
How Long Will I Love U – Multiple – $8.5M
Happiness Is Coming – Multiple Chinese Distributors – $6.9M
Black Water – Multiple – $6.2M
Book Club – Paramount Pictures – $5.3M
Adrift – STX Entertainment – $5.3M

The top 12 domestic weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, June 10, are below.

Ocean’s 8 – Warner Bros. – $41.5M
Solo: A Star Wars Story – Disney – $15.2M
Deadpool 2 – 20th Century Fox – $13.7M
Hereditary – A24 – $13.0M
Avengers: Infinity War – Disney – $6.8M
Adrift – STX Entertainment – $5.0M
Book Club – Paramount – $4.2M
Hotel Artemis – Open Road – $3.2M
Upgrade – OTL Releasing – $2.2M
Life Of The Party – Warner Bros. – $2.1M
Breaking In – Universal – $1.4M
Overboard – Lionsgate – $1.1M

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