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US Box Office: “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” Falls Short Of Predecessor, Still Wins Weekend

“Jurassic World” comfortably won this weekend’s US box office race. “Incredibles 2” also had a big weekend.

Photo Credit: Universal Studios and Amblin Entertainment, Inc. and Legendary Pictures Productions, LLC.

While it was not as potent as 2015 predecessor “Jurassic World,” the new “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” still dominated the US weekend box office.

According to studio estimates, “Fallen Kingdom” will close the weekend with $150.0 million. The figure trails the $208.8 million earned by the previous film but tops that earned by anything else this weekend.

“Incredibles 2,” which takes second place, added $80.9 million to its haul. Its cumulative gross now stands at an impressive $350.4 million.

“Ocean’s 8” falls one spot to #3 with $11.7 million (cume now $100.4 million), while “Tag” slips a place to #4 with $8.2 million (cume now $30.4 million).

“Deadpool 2,” again the #5 film, earned another $5.3 million. The weekend figure brings the film’s cume to $304.2 million.

Written by Ben Johnson

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Ben Johnson's tenure at Headline Planet dates back to its 2002 origins. He played a pivotal role in the publication's evolution into an entertainment powerhouse.

Today, he focuses intently on movie and box office coverage. He also contributes stories on alternative areas like pro wrestling and mixed martial arts.

Contact Ben at ben.johnson[at]headlineplanet.com.

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