Dinosaurs are still ruling the earth today with Jurassic World‘s strong second weekend bringing the Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures blockbuster to $981.3 million at the worldwide box office. The film is again No. 1 worldwide, in North America and internationally for the second weekend in a row.
In North America, Jurassic World added an additional $102 million in box office grosses scoring a record for the second-biggest holdover in history to Marvel’s The Avengers, which made $103.1 million. The film has earned $$398.2 million domestically. Internationally, Jurassic World had the highest-grossing holdover for a day-and-date release with $160.5 million. IMAX also reported this morning that Jurassic World marks the quickest climb to $80 million in history (12 days) and its IMAX total currently stands at $84 million. This surpasses Avatar, which grossed $80 million in 23 days.
Jurassic World blew past $500 million this weekend at the international box office, quicker than any other Universal film in history (11 days). The international gross now stands at an estimated $583.1 million. Just in China, the film has earned $167.1 million already. Internationally, it will pass the lifetime box office total of Jurassic Park ($640 million, including first-run, re-issues and 3D), this week, and become the highest-grossing film in the “Jurassic” franchise. Jurassic World will open in Japan on August 5th.
Directed by Colin Trevorrow and produced by Steven Spielberg, Jurassic World stars Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ty Simpkins, Jake Johnson, Nick Robinson, Irrfan Khan, Vincent D’Onofrio, BD Wong, Omar Sy, Judy Greer, Katie McGrath, Lauren Lapkus and Andy Buckley.