'Jurassic World' Smashes Opening Weekend Sales

The new "Jurassic World" film starring Chris Pratt smashed the opening weekend of June 14, 2015, with record breaking sales.

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"Universal's 'Jurassic World' proves that dinosaurs still rule the earth with a mind-blowing worldwide weekend gross of $511.8 million which is a combined tally of $307.2 million in 66 international territories & $204.6 million in North America," said Rentrak's Senior Media Analyst Paul Dergarabedian. "Notably, this is the first time a film has ever grossed $500 million in a weekend."

Pratt plays Owen, a dinosaur tamer who has a very difficult task of protecting the visitors of the park after the newest creation proves to be a life threatening one.

The top 12 worldwide weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, June 14, 2015, are below.

1. Jurassic World - Universal - $511.8M
2. San Andreas - Warner Bros. - $53.5M
3. Spy - 20th Century Fox - $29.5M
4. Insidious Chapter 3 - Sony - $14.0M
5. Mad Max: Fury Road - Warner Bros. - $9.5M
6. Tomorrowland - Disney - $8.0M
7. Pitch Perfect 2 - Universal - $8.0M
8. Entourage - Warner Bros. - $6.2M
9. Avengers: Age Of Ultron - Disney - $5.6M
10. Hamari Adhuri Kahaani - 20th Century Fox - $4.1M
11. Stand by Me Doraemon - Multiple - $4.0M
12. Poltergeist - 20th Century Fox - $1.9M

The top 12 domestic weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, June 14, 2015, are below.

1. Jurassic World - Universal - $204.6M
2. Spy - 20th Century Fox - $16.0M
3. San Andreas - Warner Bros. - $11.0M
4. Insidious Chapter 3 - Focus Features - $7.3M
5. Pitch Perfect 2 - Universal - $6.0M
6. Entourage - Warner Bros. - $4.3M
7. Mad Max: Fury Road - Warner Bros. - $4.1M
8. Avengers: Age Of Ultron - Disney - $3.6M
9. Tomorrowland - Disney - $3.4M
10. Love & Mercy - Roadside Attractions - $1.8M
11. Aloha - Sony - $1.0M
12. I'll See You In My Dreams - Bleecker Street - $0.8M

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