We all knew it was coming but now it’s confirmed. Over the weekend Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom broke the $1 billion barrier at the worldwide box office.
Overall it is the thirty-fifth film to cross the milestone at the box office. It is also the third film of 2018 following Avengers: Infinity War and Black Panther.
Having grossed a further $28.5m over the weekend in North America the current gross is $333.3m in North America. Internationally another strong weekend has seen the films gross reach $725.3m. Globally the films total is actually $1.05 billion.
Congratulations to J.A. Bayona and the team at Universal!
With all of the wonder, adventure and thrills synonymous with one of the most popular and successful franchises in cinema history, this all-new motion-picture event sees the return of favorite characters and dinosaurs—along with new breeds more awe-inspiring and terrifying than ever before. Welcome to Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.
Stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard return alongside executive producers Steven Spielberg and Colin Trevorrow for Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment’s Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. Pratt and Howard are joined by co-stars James Cromwell, Ted Levine, Justice Smith, Geraldine Chaplin, Daniella Pineda, Toby Jones, Rafe Spall, while BD Wong and Jeff Goldblum reprise their roles.
Directed by J.A. Bayona (The Impossible), the epic action-adventure is written by Jurassic World’s director, Trevorrow, and its co-writer, Derek Connolly. Producers Frank Marshall and Pat Crowley once again partner with Spielberg and Trevorrow in leading the team of filmmakers for this stunning installment. Belén Atienza joins the team as a producer.
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom hits UK cinemas on June 6 and June 22 in the US.