Minions Dominate the Weekend
Universal’s Minions dominated the weekend with an estimated $115.2 million in domestic grosses. The film also debuted in 30 additional territories worldwide on top of the 26 it was already playing in. The film at the foreign box-office earned $124.3 million to bring the international total to $280.5 million and a grand total worldwide of $395.7 million so far.
That’s the second highest animated opening of all time behind Shrek the Third which opened with $121.6 million.
In other movies news, Jurrasic World earned an estimated $18.1 million domestically and Inside Out took in $17.1 million. Terminator: Genisys was in fourth with $13.7 million.
Avengers: Age of Ultron continued to earn, adding $439,000 to its domestic earnings.
Domestically Jurassic World is in first place for the year earning $590.6 million with Age of Ultron second and $455.2 million.
Worldwide is a different story with Furious 7 still on top and $1.512 billion, Jurassic World second at $1.466 billion, and Age of Ultron third with $1.389 billion.