(Revised collections of the movie included in the follow up article)
“Jurassic Park” part 1 hit the theaters almost 22 years back and it was resurrected with hopes of bringing back the franchise. Everyone expected it would perform in some way at the box office, no one expected it to be this huge. Jurassic World, which has Chris Pratt in the lead, has rightfully paid a tribute to the franchise and not to forget the dinosaurs as well.
According to Yahoo! Movies that quoted a report from The Hollywood Reporter, “Jurassic World” has opened to a humongous $204.6 million debut in North America and $511.8 million worldwide. With this opening record, the movie has surpassed “Avengers: Age of Ultron” collections that opened at $191.3 million and is just behind the movie’s prequel’s collections of $207.4 million which opened in May 2012.
Globally the movie has topped the list with largest weekend collections that surpassed “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2” collections of $483.2 million and overseas collections of the movie find itself on number two position after having secured $307.2 million from the global collections just behind “Deathly Hallows Part 2” overseas collections of $314 million. The movie that revolves around the production of a hybrid dinosaur called the Indominus Rex starts to create havoc since it itself does not know where it fits in the food chain and goes on a rampage killing everything that comes its way.
It is then left on the people on Isla Nublar to figure out the problem for themselves who later call in Velociraptor trainer and expert Owen Grady to handle the situation. Chris Pratt as the raptor trainer has been a brilliant casting and there’s possibly no one who could have done the role so efficiently the way Pratt has portrayed the role. Producers of the movie will certainly love it if “Jurassic World” hits the coveted billion-dollar mark at the box office, which if it does won’t be a surprise.
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