Box Office June 22-24, 2018
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom premiered in the Number One spot at the box office over the weekend with $150 Million. Premiering atop the box office was to be expected for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom as was the range of revenue that it made. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom has been getting good-to-mixed reviews, as did the first film in this new trilogy Jurassic film series.
Incredibles 2 was Second with $80.9 Million for $350.3 Million so far. World-wide, Incredibles 2 has made over $485 Million.
Ocean’s 8 was Third with $11.6 Million this weekend for $100.3 Million so far.
Tag was Fourth with $8.2 Million.
Deadpool 2 was Fifth with $5.2 Million for $304.1 Million so far. World-wide, the film has made $707.1 Million.
Solo: A Star Wars Story, Sixth this weekend with $4 Million, officially dropped out of the Top Five this weekend with Deadpool 2, a film released a week after it, overtaking it by a million dollars.
The films in the Top Ten that opened this weekend at the box office:
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is a 2018 American science fiction adventure film and the sequel to Jurassic World (2015). Directed by J. A. Bayona, it is the fifth installment of the Jurassic Park film series, as well as the second installment of a planned Jurassic World trilogy. Derek Connolly and Jurassic World director Colin Trevorrow both returned as writers, with Trevorrow and original Jurassic Park director Steven Spielberg acting as executive producers.
Set on the fictional Central American island of Isla Nublar, off the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, it follows Owen Grady and Claire Dearing as they rescue the remaining dinosaurs on the island before a volcanic eruption destroys it. Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, B. D. Wong, and Jeff Goldblum reprise their roles from previous films in the series, with Rafe Spall, Justice Smith, Daniella Pineda, James Cromwell, Toby Jones, Ted Levine, Isabella Sermon, and Geraldine Chaplin joining the cast.
Next week sees the release of: Sicario: Day of the Soldado, Uncle Drew, Leave No Trace, and a plethora of other mainstream and independent films. Find my predictions on these releases in the weekly Now In-Theater column. A preview: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom will be Number One at the box office for the second weekend in a row.
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