Top Gun’ Tops $1B WW, ‘Jurassic World Dominion’ Nears $750M Global ‘& ‘Elvis’ Enters With $51M – International Box Office

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Top Gun’ Tops $1B WW, ‘Jurassic World Dominion’ Nears $750M Global ‘& ‘Elvis’ Enters With $51M – International Box Office

By Nancy Tartaglione

Nancy Tartaglione

International Box Office Editor/Senior Contributor@DeadlineNancy

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June 26, 2022 11:51am

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UPDATE, writethru: A wild weekend was had at the global and international box office with major milestones for Paramount/Skydance’s Top Gun: Maverick and Universal/Amblin’s Jurassic World Dominion, as well as a $50.5M worldwide result from Warner Bros’ newcomer, Elvis.

As reported earlier, TGM crossed $1B globally in just 31 days, marking only the second time a movie has hit such heights during the pandemic; and setting by far Tom Cruise’s highest-grossing move ever.

Meanwhile Universal/Amblin’s third Jurassic pic is doing dino-mite business with a $43M international box office weekend propelling it to $747M global. JWD crossing $700M makes it only the 7th film to do so during the pandemic. The offshore total through Sunday is estimated at $443.8M. And that’s with a drop of just 45%. Will it cross $1B? Signs point to yes.

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In new entries, Warner Bros’ Elvis is off to a rocking start with $20M from 50 overseas markets for a $50.5M global debut.

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Universal/Illumination’s Minions: The Rise Of Gru also began its international rollout, in Australia only, this weekend with $3.7M to land ahead of Despicable Me 2 and very close to DM3 and Minions as well as above of last week’s opening of Lightyear.

There’s a lot to unpack here — and isn’t it nice to have such an embarrassment of riches.

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