Dinosaurs have taken over the worldwide box-office, and after several weeks in theaters, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom has crossed an important milestone. According to a new report from Deadline, the film has just exceeded $1 billion in worldwide sales, marking the third time a movie has done so this year, and the first one that isn’t a Disney film.
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is the seventh film to cross that milestone in Universal’s history, with their most recent one being Despicable Me 3 last year (though Fate of the Furious accomplished the same task just a short month or two prior to that).
As of this writing, Fallen Kingdom has grossed $304.8 million domestically and $700.7 million internationally, making for a current total of $1.005 billion. Furthermore, the film still needs to open in Japan, which means there is more revenue on the way (though it’s hard to say just how much).
While Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom has no chance to catch its predecessor’s $1.6 billion-plus worldwide total, given how much of a surprise that movie ultimately was, I’d say Fallen Kingdom‘s solid performance is closer to what many would deem “acceptable” based on its overall quality. I’d file the franchise under the “entertaining, but not great” category, which is actually pretty generous compared to most other criticisms I’ve heard.
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