Jurassic World Dominion Devours the Competition as It Makes $143 Million at the Box Office
Jurassic World Dominion Devours Box Office Competition As It Earns $143 MILLION In Its Opening Weekend
Jurassic World Dominion topped the domestic box office last weekend.
According to Deadline, the feature film starring Chris Pratt grossed $46.7 million on Saturday alone, which is an improvement from Friday when it grossed just $41.7 million.
The outlet pointed out that the dinosaur-centric film is currently expected to gross a total of $143.37 million in its opening weekend.
It’s going well: Jurassic World Dominion hit the top of the domestic box office last weekend, according to Deadline
Deadline also reported that Jurassic World Dominion’s opening revenue was only 3% lower than its predecessor, Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom.
An estimated 10.8 million people viewed the film, making it the fourth-best opening weekend admission for a major studio movie during the pandemic.
The worldwide weekend gross for the film was $319 million, with an overall gross of $389 million.
Jurassic World Dominion received mostly negative reviews from critics, as it holds a 30% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
Raking: The outlet pointed out that the dinosaur-centric film is currently set to gross a total of $143.37 million in its opening weekend
However, the comment doesn’t seem to have had a major effect on viewers.
A non-Universal studio exec said of the moviegoers’ excitement, “Never underestimate the power of dinosaurs.”
A Universal distribution executive also spoke to the outlet and said the media giant was delighted with the film’s success.
They noted that the film’s successful launch was “prompted not only by loyal fans of the original Jurassic trilogy from 1993 onwards, but also by many new fans who first encountered Jurassic as our cast united. for an epic conclusion”.
Happy: A Universal distribution executive also spoke to the outlet and said the media giant was delighted with the film’s success
Key attraction: One non-universal studio exec said of moviegoers’ excitement, ‘Never underestimate the power of dinosaurs’
They also noted that the development process for Jurassic World Dominion was particularly arduous.
“After a long journey from the first Hollywood film to safely return to production during COVID, to our global release dates, we are thrilled for our filmmakers and talent who have worked tirelessly on this film,” said they stated.
The film follows characters from the new and old Jurassic trilogies as they deal with the implications of dinosaurs coexisting with humans.
The feature also features an ensemble cast that includes Bryce Dallas Howard, BD Wong and Omar Sy, along with returning performers Sam Neill, Laura Dern and Jeff Goldblum.
Storyline: The film follows characters from the New and Ancient Jurassic Trilogy as they deal with the implications of dinosaurs coexisting with humans.
Behind the film in second place was Top Gun: Maverick, which maintained a steady hold on moviegoers.
The feature, which stars Tom Cruise and Miles Teller, grossed $50 million in its third weekend of release.
The sequel to the classic 1986 action-drama has grossed a total of $393.3 million since its wide release on May 27.
Behind the two box office heavyweights were Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, The Bob’s Burgers Movie and The Bad Guys, respectively.
Still around: In second place for the film, Top Gun: Maverick, which has maintained a constant hold on moviegoers