‘Dope’ cracks top 5, but it’s still a ‘Jurassic World’ at the weekend box office

Source: Open Road Films
Source: Open Road Films

Jurassic World managed to hold on to the top spot at this weekend’s box office despite a record-breaking opening for Pixar’s animated comedy, Inside Out.

With $102 million earned in its second week, Jurassic World is expected to clear $1 billion faster than any other movie in history. The sci-fi dinosaur flick narrowly missed Avatar’s record for best second week ever by $1 million. Unfortunately for Inside Out, it may have opened a week too early. Its $91 million opening was good enough to earn it the title of best original movie opening ever, but not good enough to land atop the box office. Coming in a distance third this week is Melissa McCarthy’s Spy, which earned an additional $10.5 million. San Andreas managed to stick around the upper half of this week’s top 10 with another $8.2 million. And rounding out the top five is the Sundance favorite, Dope. The ’90s hip-hop flavored movie shocked many insiders with its $6 million open considering it barely played on 2,000 screens across the country.

For the full weekend top 10, check out the list below.

1. Jurassic World – $102M

2. Inside Out – $91M

3. Spy  – $10.5M

4. San Andreas  $8.2M

5. Dope $6M

6. Insidious Chapter 3 $4.1M

7. Pitch Perfect 2$3.3M

8. Mad Max: Fury Road $2.8M

9. Avengers 2: Age of Ultron $2.7M

10. Tomorrowland $2M

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