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Jurassic World biggest global opening of all time

Postby Tink » Sun Jun 14, 2015 9:14 pm

Over $511m this weekend in sales for Jurassic World.

Dinosaurs are not extinct at the movies! It has been 14 years since there has been a new Jurassic movie in theaters.

The 4th movie in the series, Jurassic World, just became the largest global movie opener of all time with a staggering $511.8 million in its 1st days in theaters. An estimated $204.6m is USA revenue by Sunday, June 14, 2015.

Universal Pictures & Legendary both co-financed the $150m investment to make the PG-13 film. Audiences in every quadrant turned out to see the film in theaters. 39% of audiences surveyed were under the age of 25, signifying the massive interest of both a new generation and the continued enthusiasm of those who saw Jurassic Park in 1993. An estimated 48% of USA audiences paid for the 3D experience.

Jurassic World is now the 2nd highest USA movie opening of all time, right behind Marvel's The Avengers which was $207.4m back in 2012. By Monday, it could be larger than Avengers.

Jurassic World could even have a sequel. The main actor, Mr. Pratt says in interviews that he signed on for future movies in the series.

Other movies' results from this weekend:
    Spy earned $16m in its 2nd weekend. It's USA total is $56.9m so far.
    San Andreas earned $11m more.
    Insidious Chapter 3 earned $7.3m.
    Pitch Perfect 2 earned $6m

Happy movie watching

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