Weekend Box Office: “Minions” Defeats “Jurassic World”

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Weekend Box Office: “Minions” Defeats “Jurassic World”

Courtesy: Universal Pictures
Courtesy: Universal Pictures

HOLLYWOOD, July 12, 2015 — (Gephardt Daily) —  Universal Studios’ animated kid’s film “Minions” opened in the number one position in America.

The film earned a whopping $115.2 million its debut weekend.

Placing in second place is “Jurassic World” with $18.1 million in weekend ticket sales.

All in all the dinosaur vs. man action/ adventure film has brought in $1.02 billion it’s total world wide run.

Courtesy: Disney / Pixar
Courtesy: Disney / Pixar

Coming in at number three is “Inside Out” with $17.1 million.

The Disney/ Pixar film dropped from second to third place and has earned $283.6 million domestically since it opened June 19th.

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s “Terminator: Genisys” is at fourth place with $13.7 million it’s second week out. The re-boot of the “Terminator” franchise has taken in $68.7 million dollars in domestic sales since opening July 1.

Courtesy: Warner Bros
Courtesy: Warner Bros

The horror film “The Gallows” opened to a disappointing $10 million in gross sales. And speaking of disappointing, “Self/ Less” the sci-fi film about mind transferring opened in eighth place with just a smudge over $5 million dollars.

Of course these figures can change as final tallies are counted.

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