Jurassic World had a historic weekend as it racked up the second-highest-grossing opening weekend of all time.
The Universal pic’s $205 million domestic gross was just shy of the all-time mark of $207 million set in 2012 by Marvel’s The Avengers.
Jurassic World did even better overseas, grossing $307 million for a worldwide box-office gross of $512 million.
Effects-driven disaster movie San Andreas finished the weekend in third place with $11 million in domestic ticket sales its third weekend in release. The film has grossed $119 million domestic in its run and $189 million foreign for a $308 million total.
In seventh was Mad Max: Fury Road, with $4 million in ticket sales. The acclaimed sequel has grossed $139 million domestic and $184 million foreign for a $323 million total.
The superhero sequel Avengers: Age of Ultron was No. 8 for the weekend with $3.6 million in ticket sales its seventh weekend in release. The Marvel movie has grossed $445 million domestic and $910 million foreign for $1.4 billion total, making it the year’s top-grossing movie to date.
Ninth place went to Tomorrowland, with $3.4 million in domestic ticket sales. The film has earned $84 million domestic and $94 million foreign for a $177 million total.
Also still in release is DreamWorks Animation’s feature Home, which has grossed $173 million domestic and $193 million foreign for a $366 million total after 12 weeks of release.
Next weekend sees the return of Pixar to the box office race with the release of Inside Out, directed by Pete Docter.
This is a big time for dinosaurs. Next year it will be all singing and all dancing dinosaurs on Broadway with “Rampage of the Stegosaur”
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DreamWorks Home is in 377M WW.