‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ Has Huge Box Office Appetite

With Top Gun: Maverick being the belle of the ball recently with some big numbers, the film has fallen to second place this week. It brought in $50 million in its 4,200 screens which brings it to a $393.3 million take domestically so far and accounted for 27% of the domestic market this weekend. It’s also done quite well overseas with a $353.7 million take which brings it to a $747 million worldwide haul so far, so the film is certainly sitting pretty for a project that most casual observers wondered why it was even green-lit in the first place.

The main story, however, is the arrival of Jurassic World: Dominion in theaters. The film hit the domestic side this weekend and had a $143.3 million debut and accounted for 38.6% of the domestic market. It’s got a great $30,000 per-location average which meant a lot of foot traffic in a lot of theaters. The film expanded on its overseas side this weekend as well where it now has a total of $245.8 million – or a $389.1 million worldwide total.

The film was ably helped by being in China where it did $52.5 million aid is the biggest Hollywood film opening there so far this year – which as is noted elsewhere is big because at least 20% of cinemas are closed in China due to COVID, such as all of Shanghai and chunks of Beijing. 

Jurassic World: Dominion also did well globally with the IMAX format as it did $25 for the weekend and is the fourth best worldwide opening ever for Universal in IMAX. It has some distance to go for this year, however, as the current global leader in IMAX for 2022 is Top Gun: Maverick at $75.6 million.

The rest of the chart is pretty much what you’d expect with the variety that’s holding on even as home video releases or streaming starts to appear.

#TitleDistributor NameWeekend Total# of LocsLoc AvgCume TotalMarket Share
1Jurassic World DominionUniversal$143,370,0004,676$30,661$143,370,00038.6%
2Top Gun MaverickParamount$50,000,0004,262$11,732$393,343,93627.2%
3Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of MadnessDisney$4,884,0003,345$1,460$397,806,8585.8%
4Bob’s Burgers Movie, The20th Century Studios$2,338,0002,605$898$27,086,5405.7%
5Bad Guys, TheUniversal$2,250,0002,416$931$91,527,4454.8%
6Downton Abbey: A New EraFocus Features$1,650,0002,011$820$39,992,7254.4%
7Everything Everywhere All at OnceA24$1,271,1081,434$886$63,031,6793.8%
9Sonic The Hedgehog 2Paramount$710,0001,067$665$189,836,6842.8%
10Ante SundharanikiIndependent Indian$620,000345$1,797$856,0001.1%
11Lost City, TheParamount$550,000353$1,558$104,951,3330.4%
12Crimes of the FutureNeon Rated$375,750712$528$2,006,8340.3%

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[Source: Box Office Essentials]