Foreign Box Office: ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ Soars To $151M; ‘Infinity War’ Crossing $2B Today

Film Title: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

The R-rated horror pic came in No. 4, followed by Avengers: Infinity War, which is crossing the $2 billion mark at the worldwide box office in another major victory for Disney and Marvel Studios. Infinity War rounded out the top five domesticaly with $6.8 million for a North American cume of $654.7 million. Overseas, it amassed another $10.9 million over the weekend — including $6.2 million in China — for a foreign tally of $1.343 billion and global haul of $1.998 billion. In China, it has earned a mighty $368.4 million to rank as the No. 3 Western title of all time.avengers-infinity-war-trailer-1_psh9

There was more big action overseas as Universal and Amblin’s Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom opened to $151.1 million from its first 48 markets (that doesn’t include China, where it rolls out next weekend). Put another way, the dinos have already passed up Solo.

 

The tentpole, coming in No. 1 everywhere, is opening offshore two weeks ahead of its June 22 domestic launch to avoid a showdown with the World Cup. South Korea led with $27.2 million, Universal’s biggest debut in history. The U.K. followed with $19.9 million.

 

“Audiences gravitate to the nostalgia, storytelling and spectacle, and from this outstanding foundation, we are set for a lengthy international playout,” says Duncan Clark, president of international distribution for Universal.

Weekend Box Office 6/10/18
3-Day Weekend Box Office Estimates – Source: comScore
Weekend Cume Theaters Week
1. Ocean’s 8 $41.5M $41.5M 4,145 1
2. Solo: A Star Wars Story $15.2M $176.1M 4,335 3
3. Deadpool 2 $13.7M $278.7M 3,823 4
4. Hereditary $13M $13M 2,964 1
5. Avengers: Infinity War $6.8M $654.7M 2,882 7
6. Adrift $5.1M $21.7M 3,015 2
7. Book Club $4.2M $56.9M 2,802 4
8. Hotel Artemis $3.2M $3.2M 2,407 1
9. Upgrade $2.2M $9.2M 1,458 2
10. Life of the Party $2.1M $50.3M 1,842 5
Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
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