Jurassic World – record $511.8 million in box office sales worldwide for its opening weekend

Jurassic World sets opening weekend record with $511.8 million in box office sales

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Jurassic World just took a massive bite out of the box office, making movie history by grossing $511.8 million worldwide in its opening weekend.

The latest installment of Steven Spielberg’s iconic franchise is the first film ever to open with more than $500 million in ticket sales in one weekend. It’s also only the second film in U.S. history to open with more than $200 million in ticket sales nationally, after The Avengers.

Jurassic World, the movie, breaks the worldwide opening weekend record with $US 511.8 million

Jurassic World, the movie, breaks the worldwide opening weekend record with $US 511.8 million

Universal Pictures and Legendary co-financed the $150 million, PG-13-rated film, which was directed by Colin Trevorrow and executive produced by Spielberg.

This is the third time Jurassic World star Chris Pratt has seen blockbuster success. He also also starred in the 2014 box office hits Guardians of the Galaxy and The Lego Movie.

Internationally, Jurassic World is the highest-grossing opening for any film in 2015, as well as the biggest opening of all films in the Jurassic Park franchise.

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