Universal's "Jurassic World" has become the fastest film to gross $500 million in North America.
It is only the fifth film to amass that figure in the continent,
In its third weekend, "Jurassic World" brought in an estimated
$54.2 million and narrowly surpassed Disney-Pixar's latest
animation film "Inside Out", which made $52.1
The second on the $500-million grossers list is the 2008 film
"The Dark Knight" which minted a total of $534 million in the North
"Jurassic World" is already the fastest film to hit $1 billion
globally, and the last weekend brought its worldwide total to an
estimated $1.238 billion, making it the eighth biggest movie of all
Even though the film topped the box office for the third weekend
in a row, it was still a tight race with "Inside Out", which also
had a strong showing, only dropping about 42 percent.
Starring Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Vincent D'Onofrio, Ty Simpkins, Nick Robinson, Omar Sy, B.D. Wong and Irrfan Khan, "Jurassic World" is set on Isla Nublar island, the same location as "Jurassic Park". It is a direct sequel to the runaway 1993 hit.