Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Debuts with $150 Million While Incredibles 2 Crosses $350 Million
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom started strong with an estimated $150 million. It’s the second time every that two different films brought in over $100 million over two consecutive weekends. In 2015 Jurassic World debuted with $208.8 million but with such competition, it’s no surprise that this one opened lower. It also emphasizes the tough box office this year.
In international release, the film is in its third weekend and it added 17 new markets and debuted in first place in 16 of them. It earned an estiamted $106.7 million form 68 markets to bring its overseas total to $561.5 million.
Worldwide the film stands at $711.5 million and will likely cross $1 billion before it’s done.
The film’s audience was 54% male and 44% of the audience aged 25 years and older. It received an “A-” CinemaScore.
In second place was last weekend’s champ Incredibles 2 which dropped 55.7% to bring in an estimated $81 million. Domestically the film has earned $350.4 million after ten days. The film also opened in China, India, and Thailand and brought in $56.8 million from about 44% of the international market. Overseas it has earned $135 million.
Ocean’s 8 earned an estimated $11.7 million to bring its earnings to $100.4 million after three weeks. It debuted in a few international markets where it earned an estimated $26.9 million for an overseas total of $70.6 million and $171 million worldwide.
In fourth place was Tag which brought in an estimated $8.2 million which brings its domestic total to $30.4 million.
Rounding out the top five was Deadpool 2 which held steady in that spot and added an estimated $5.3 million to bring its domestic total to $304.2 million. The film also earned $5.3 million internationally to bring that number to $403 million and $707.2 million worldwide. The original film earned $363.1 million domestically, $420 million overseas and $783.1 million worldwide.
In other comic movie news…
Avengers: Infinity War earned an estimated $2.5 million domestically to bring that number to $669.5 million. With $1.361 billion internationally, the film has earned $2.031 billion so far.
Black Panther was #25 and earned an estimated $74,000 after 19 weeks. Domestically the film has earned $699.7 million, $646.5 million at the foreign box office for a worldwide total of $1.346 billion.
We’ll be back in an hour to do a deeper dive into this year’s comic movie adaptations.