The dinosaurs did it as Universal/Amblins Jurassic World Dominion surpassed $1 billion at the worldwide box office, including Thursday’s stores. It’s taken a while, but that shouldn’t take away from the fact that this makes the Colin Trevorrow-directed part one of only three landmark films since the pandemic began. It is the No. 2 film of 2022 behind Top Gun: Maverick.
The split through Thursday is just over $376 million Domestic and also just past $624 million at the international box office.
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JWD is the 7th Universal title to reach $1 billion worldwide and the 3rd Jurassic world franchise whose global box office total now stands at $6.02 billion.
The film, adapted from the Michael Crichton novel and which stars Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Laura Dern, Sam Neill and Jeff Goldblum, kicked off with an early overseas rollout in early June and scored in its first two weeks (one topping $500 million worldwide, only 10 Hollywood films during the pandemic and one in six in 2022).
Also in June, it surpassed $600 million internationally, becoming one of five Hollywood films to do so during the pandemic and one of only two in 2022.
JWD also snagged an increasingly elusive release in China, grossing $158 million for the title of 2022’s biggest import and third-biggest Hollywood film of the Covid-era.
Along with illumination Minions: The Rise of GruBlumhouses The black phoneDreamWorks animations The Bad Boys and Jordan Peeles nope, JWD also helped Universal gross over $3 billion worldwide in 2022 last month, becoming the first studio to get there since 2019.
Upcoming titles from Universal include Billy Eichner in the lead role brothers; Entrance ticket to paradise with George Clooney and Julia Roberts – already doing well in the offshore release; she said around New York Times reporters Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor; Autobiography by Steven Spielberg The Fablemans which recently won the Toronto Film Festival’s People’s Choice Award; and DreamWorks Animations Puss in Boots: The Last Wish.
On deck are Focus tar with Cate Blanchett, who won the Best Actress award at the Venice Film Festival earlier this month; and James Grays Armageddon periodwhich debuted at the Cannes Film Festival in May.
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