Updated on December 10, 2021
Filmgoers decided they’d rather see featherless dinosaurs or the latest Pixar film over “Ted 2.” The top film at the box office this weekend is once again “Jurassic World,” making $54.2 million (-49.2% from last weekend). Its totals now stand at $500.1 million domestic, $584.4 million overseas, and $1.085 billion worldwide. It’s set a new record for the quickest for a film to reach $500 million at the domestic box office.
Narrowly behind the Mesozoic bunch is “Inside Out,” which earned another $52.1 million (-42.4%). Its totals now stand at $185 million domestic, $81.5 million overseas, and $266.4 million globally.
Opening in third place is “Ted 2,” the sequel to Seth MacFarlane’s previous film about a talking teddy bear with the personality/voice of Peter Griffin of “Family Guy” fame. Unlike the original, the sequel opened weaker, earning $33 million. Counting the $20.3 million overseas, it’s earned $53.3 million to date.
In sixth place is “San Andreas,” which made $5.3 million (-39.4%). Its totals stand at $141.9 million domestic, $297.8 million overseas, and $439.7 million globally. The film’s made two-thirds of its money overseas.
In ninth place is “Mad Max: Fury Road.” The film’s earned $1.7 million (-42.8%) this weekend, bringing its totals to $147.1 million domestic, $209.3 million overseas, and $356.4 million globally.
Finally, in tenth place, and presumably its final appearance in the top 10, is “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” The film made another $1.6 million (-42.3%), bringing its domestic total to $452.4 million and global totals to $1.372 billion.
Opening next weekend for the Fourth of July are two major films, “Terminator: Genisys” (yet another “Terminator” sequel, and unfortunately, that “genisys” spelling’s not a typo), and “Magic Mike XXL” (a sequel to the popular R-rated comedy).
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