Chris Pratt & Jurassic World Stomps Avengers & Man Of Steel
Chris Pratt and Jurassic World have stomped the crud out of The Avengers and Man of Steel.
Jurassic World smashed the June opening day record previously held by Man of Steel with an $82.8 million opening for Friday alone.
2013's Superman movie scored $44 million for its Friday opening, and had an opening weekend gross of $116.6 million.
Jurassic Park is projected to have an opening weekend of $180 million or possibly more.
Marvel’s The Avengers, back in May of 2012, netted $80.8 million for its first opening day.
Jurassic World sits at the #3 spot overall for best single day opening, just trailing The Avengers 2 ($84.4 million) and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 ($91 million). Jurassic World is also above The Dark Knight Rises, the Twilight movies, Hunger Games and Transformers.
At WB's movie aggregate site, Rotten Tomatoes, Jurassic World has a critics score of 71% positive rating, with audiences giving it an 87% approval rating.
Chris Pratt is also confirmed to be signed on for additional Jurassic World movies.
Pratt thanked fans on Facebook:
On behalf of everyone involved in the making of #JurassicWorld, and believe me there are thousands of us, I want to say thank you.
It feels so wonderful to hear the overwhelmingly positive response. We are incredibly blessed and overcome with joy at the outcome of the movie and couldn't be more appreciative for the amazing support you've shown so far. This is bigger than all of us. Thank you, thank you, thank you!
‘Jurassic World’s Est. $190M+ To $200M June Bow To Propel Uni Past $1B Mark At Domestic B.O.