Yes, as it turns out, we bloody love dinosaurs
Jurassic World, the latest instalment of the Jurassic Park series, broke box office records grossing $512m over the weekend.
It’s not only the highest-grossing opening weekend ever, but the first film to make more than $500m during this time.
It was released in 66 countries, making $204.6m in the US and $29.6m in the UK and Ireland.
Here are the top 10 highest-grossing opening weekends:
|2||Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2||2011||$483,189,427|
|4||Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince||2009||$394,022,354|
|5||Marvel’s The Avengers||2012||$392,538,708|
|6||Avengers: Age of Ultron||2015||$392,471,109|
|7||Transformers: Dark of the Moon||2011||$382,425,000|
|9||Iron Man 3||2013||$372,553,677|
|10||Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides||2011||$350,653,677|
Data from Wikipedia.