Jurassic World Opening Weekend Breaks Box Office Record
“Jurassic World,” the latest addition in the Jurassic Park film series, has made a whopping $204.6 million in the first weekend of its opening in North America.
The movie is able shattered records made by other hit movies. It is the movie with the second highest opening weekend ever, under “Avengers” while outplacing “Age of Ultron.”
The dinosaurs of “Jurassic World” have made the movie cross the $500 million mark worldwide. According to the Wall Street Journal, this is the largest opening any movie has received worldwide.
While North America accounted for the highest earning of the movie, China made it earn $100.8 million. The movie was co-financed by Legendary Pictures LLC and it costs around $150 million.
“Jurassic World” is shown both on normal screens and 3D. Half of the tickets were sold for the 3D screening of the movie. The movie, though receiving lukewarm reviews from critic, surely made its place in the heart of viewers.
“Jurassic World,” directed by Colin Trevorrow, has crossed its ancestor by miles. “Jurassic Park” was released in 1993 and recorded $50 million worth of sales in its first weekend.