Dinosaurs Do Big Box Office With North American Debut
A scene from Universal's Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Dinosaurs Do Big Box Office With North American Debut

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LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) — The North American debut of Universal’s “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” propelled it to the top of the weekend box office, with the dinosaur-themed sci-fi adventure sequel generating $256.7M worldwide.

“Fallen Kingdom” is the fifth entry for Jurassic franchise, and featured the direction of J. A. Bayona, who was previously best known for helming the 2007 horror film “The Orphanage.”

Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, B. D. Wong, and Jeff Goldblum reprise their roles from previous “Jurassic” forays with Rafe Spall, Justice Smith, Daniella Pineda, among the new faces in the cast.

Disney/Pixar’s “Incredibles 2” slipped to the number 2 spot, both in North America, where the movie earned $80.9M, and worldwide, where it generated $137.7M over the course of the weekend.

“Ocean’s 8” an all-female heist movie from Warner Bros. rounded out the top 3, picking up $38.5M, with $11.7M coming from North American theaters.

The top 12 worldwide weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, June 24, are below.

  1. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom – Universal – $256.7M
  2. Incredibles 2 – Disney – $137.7M
  3. Ocean’s 8 – Warner Bros. – $38.5M
  4. Deadpool 2 – 20th Century Fox – $10.6M
  5. Tag – Warner Bros. – $8.2M
  6. Hereditary – Multiple – $7.6M
  7. Lobster Cop – Multiple – $6.7M
  8. Solo: A Star Wars Story – Disney – $6.6M
  9. Accidental Detective 2, The – CJ Entertainment – $5.3M
  10. Avengers: Infinity War – Disney – $3.8M
  11. Way Of The Bug, The – Multiple Chinese Distributors – $3.6M
  12. Superfly – Sony – $3.4M

The top 12 domestic weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, June 24, are below.

  1. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom – Universal – $150.0M
  2. Incredibles 2 – Disney – $80.9M
  3. Ocean’s 8 – Warner Bros. – $11.7M
  4. Tag – Warner Bros. – $8.2M
  5. Deadpool 2 – 20th Century Fox – $5.2M
  6. Solo: A Star Wars Story – Disney – $4.0M
  7. Hereditary – A24 – $3.8M
  8. Superfly – Sony – $3.4M
  9. Avengers: Infinity War – Disney – $2.5M
  10. Won’t You Be My Neighbor? – Focus Features – $1.9M
  11. Book Club – Paramount – $0.9M
  12. Gotti – Vertical Entertainment – $0.8M

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