Universal breaks records at the international box office
The studio has released four out of the five internationally highest-grossing films of the year. Furious 7 was number 1 with $1.162 billion; Jurassic World was number 2 with $983.5 million; Minions was number 4 with $670.2 million; and Fifty Shades of Grey was number 5 with $404.1 million.
Jurassic World opened at number 1 in 69 territories, making it the largest worldwide opening weekend ever, and it became the fastest film to reach $1 billion just 13 days after being released. It is now the third highest-grossing film of all time, beaten only Avatar and Titanic. It also set records for being the fastest studio to reach the $2 billion and $3 billion mark at the international box office.
Universal has had four number 1 worldwide openings this year and has been number 1 at the international box office for over 10 weeks, outdoing every other studio.