The supers couldn't hold on to their butts.
"Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" pushed "Incredibles 2" off a cliff with its $150 million domestic opening. However, it never even came close to the $209 million debut for 2015's "Jurassic World." That's OK, the "Jurassic" sequel was never expected to open THAT huge.
"Fallen Kingdom" surpassed the $147.1 million opening of "Furious 7" in 2015. So that's impressive. But it pales in comparison to the $180 million "Incredibles 2" picked up last weekend for its opening. That's OK, "Jurassic World 2" was never expected to open THAT big either.
Still, the dinos pushed the supers to second place for Disney-Pixar's second weekend. "The Incredibles" made $80.9 million, a drop of more than 55 percent from its first week. So far, "Incredibles 2" has $350.3 million domestic and $134.7 foreign for a current balance of $485M. But it's just getting started on the world stage.
"Jurassic World 2" decided to open overseas a few weeks before the domestic release, pushing the entire "Jurassic" franchise over $4 billion last week. In total, "Fallen Kingdom" has made $711.5 million worldwide so far -- $150M domestic, and $561.5 at the foreign box office.
"Incredibles 2" is taking a very different release path. It just opened overseas in a few locations this week -- including the major market of China -- and it's rolling out slowly across July and August in many countries around the world.
So as "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" starts to wind down from here, "Incredibles 2" is going to stay steady across world markets all summer. In the end, "Incredibles 2" is likely to come away with the larger number.
That's not a huge shock since it has been 14 years since "The Incredibles" came out, building anticipation, and it has been only three years since "Jurassic World." That's why the 2015 "Jurassic" movie made such a killing at the box office -- launching a brand new trilogy -- and was only recently displaced by "Avengers: Infinity War" as the fourth highest-grossing movie of all time. A third movie in the "Jurassic World" trilogy is coming in 2021.
The rest of the June 22-24 box office chart looks pretty tame:
"Oceans' 8" took third with $11.6 million, followed by "Tag" with $8.2 million, then "Deadpool 2" with $5.2 million, "Solo: A Star Wars Story" still hanging on with $4 million, "Hereditary" with $3.8 million, "Superfly" with $3.3 million, good ole "Avengers: Infinity War" STILL kicking with $2.4 million, and -- lookee what we got here -- "Won't You Be My Neighbor?" inching up to take No. 10 with $1.875 million.
Good for you, Mister Rogers. That's an 87 percent boost for his movie, after adding about 250 more theaters. "American Animals" also saw a 173.5 percent boost from adding a similar number of theaters, making $576,215 this weekend.
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