Chris Pratt starrer ‘Jurassic World Dominion’ has debuted in North America with a $143.37 million domestic launch (including $12.3 million in IMAX), bigger than the $126 million launches of Top Gun: Maverick.
It opened almost on par with Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom ($148 million) in June of 2018. The legacy sequel to Jurassic Park, which was also a trilogy capper to the Jurassic World films, brought together the new cast (Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, and Isabella Sermon) and the original trio (Sam Neill, Laura Dern, and Jeff Goldblum) in it all ends here series finale.
Directed by Colin Trevorrow, the $185 million movie is still likely to be summer’s biggest global grosser and cross $1 billion. Jurassic World earned $652 million domestic and $1.671 billion worldwide from a $208 million domestic/$524 million global debut.
By comparison, ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ grossed $56 million in its third weekend, ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ drummed up $32 million in its third weekend, and ‘The Batman’ with Robert Pattinson collected $36 million in its third weekend.
With $50 million between Friday and Sunday (a 44% decline from last weekend), ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ has generated a staggering $393.3 million to date.