Jurassic World: Dominion (2022) is days away from release, but it’s already making a dinosaur-sized dent at the box office. Having opened in 15 major markets this week, including Italy, Mexico and Brazil, the film has raked in $16.7 million.
The sixth opus of the very popular jurassic park film series comes from director Colin Trevorrow, who previously directed jurassic world (2015) and co-author Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018), directed by JA Bayona.
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The highly anticipated sequel, which was previously delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic, will bring together jurassic world characters with original characters from jurassic parkand is set to “the epic climax of the Jurassic eraas promised in the epic trailers.
The film will undoubtedly be one of the biggest blockbusters of the summer, like its two predecessors. jurassic world devoured $1.6 billion worldwide upon its theatrical release, while Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom has grossed over $1.3 billion worldwide.
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And now, Jurassic World: Dominion is already well on its way to becoming one of the biggest movies of 2022. But that’s really no surprise, especially considering how lucrative the last two jurassic world the films alone have been, not to mention the whole jurassic park film series.
Since 1993, jurassic park has had many critical and financial successes. The original 1993 film directed by Steven Spielberg was an instant classic and changed cinema forever, and while its sequels, The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997) and Jurassic Park 3 (2001) failed to mirror its success, they are still hugely entertaining.
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Jurassic World: Dominion has also been incredibly well-marketed in recent months, with three full trailers, a five-minute prologue that was uploaded to YouTube by Universal Pictures, as well as cross-marketing with the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Director Colin Trevorrow even took to Twitter recently to share a map of North America, to show where all the dinosaur populations have sprung up in the four years since world-changing events like we see him at the end of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.
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According to the official website of Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment, here is the official synopsis of Jurassic World: Dominion:
Dominion is set four years after the destruction of Isla Nublar. Dinosaurs now live and hunt alongside humans all over the world. This delicate balance will reshape the future and determine, once and for all, whether humans are to remain the apex predators on a planet they now share with history’s most fearsome creatures.
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Jurassic World: Dominion stars Bryce Dallas Howard (Claire Dearing), Chris Pratt (Owen Grady), Isabella Sermon (Maisie Lockwood), Omar Sy (Barry Sembène) and BD Wong (Henry Wu), Campbell Scott (Lewis Dodgson), DeWanda Sykes (Kayla), Jeff Goldblum (Dr Ian Malcolm), Sam Neill (Dr Alan Grant) and Laura Dern (Dr Ellie Sattler).
Jurassic World: Dominion also currently playing in Argentina, Colombia, Peru, Chile, Ecuador, Bolivia, Uruguay, Paraguay and Venezuela. It hits theaters worldwide on June 10.
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