This year, it is the dinosaurs who are roaring at the box-office as Colin Trevorrow’s recent release “Jurassic World” has set the box-office on fire.
At the end of the first weekend, the film has collected more than $510 million and this is an all time record created by any movie.
Through its worldwide dream run, “Jurassic World” became the first movie to reach the $ 500 million mark in the opening weekend, pulling back the record of $483 million set by ”Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part 2)” which was released in 2011.
From United States of America and Canada alone, the movie collected 204.6 million USD thus it reached the second spot in domestic weekend opening of all time falling just short to “Avengers” which collected 207.4 million USD in 2012.
On the first day of release, “Jurassic World” collected a mammoth 82.8 million USD which helped it to gain the third highest spot in the list, the first two being “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part 2)” and “Avengers: Age of Ultron”.
'Jurassic World' sets box office record. It's the first film to gross more than $500m world-wide in a single weekend http://t.co/gMtF9Uy8vF
— Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) June 15, 2015
“Jurassic World” also got successful openings in countries like China, United Kingdom, Russia, Mexico, India and Australia.
In China, the film collected 100.8 million USD, which makes it stand only third behind Furious 7 ($182.4 million) and The Avengers: Age of Ultron ($155.7 million).
The film also collected $14.4 million in South Korea, $12.5 million in France, $11 million in Australia, $16.2 million in Mexico and $12.1 million in Germany.
“Jurassic World” stars Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ty Simpkins, Nick Robinson and Irffan Khan in the lead roles.
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