DeWanda Wise and Laura Dern star in Universal’s “Jurassic World: Dominion.”
“Jurassic World: Dominion” topped the domestic box office over the weekend, earning more than $143 million in ticket sales during its debut.
Internationally, the film has grossed around $245.8 million earlier this month, bringing its global tally to just under $390 million.
According to data from EntTelligence, approximately 10.8 million film viewers watched “Dominion” domestically, representing about 66% of the total movie viewing audience during the weekend.
“Top Gun: Maverick”, which earned a further $50 million in ticket sales during its third weekend in the US and Canada, represented 26% of domestic film viewing audiences.
“Maverick” has continued to attract viewers’ attention and saw ticket sales drop by only 44% between its second and third weekends. This is the second consecutive weekend that the Tom Cruise-led sequel has done well at the box office. Between its opening week and its second week, the film saw a drop of only 32% in ticket sales. Typically, films will see a 50% to 70% drop between the first and second weekend
“‘Top Gun: Maverick’ is still soaring high despite stiff competition from ‘Jurassic World: Dominion’,” said Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst at comScore. “For movie theaters, it’s a dream scenario of having two blockbusters on their screens simultaneously that creates the excitement and excitement around the movie theater experience.”
For “Jurassic World: Dominion,” however, this game of diminishing returns could be far more serious. blockbuster feature Received highly negative reviews from critics And after its opening weekend, there could be a huge drop in ticket sales, if the moviegoers have a sour tongue.
Disclosure: Comcast is the parent company of NBCUniversal and CNBC. NBCUniversal distributed “Jurassic World: Dominion”.