'Jurassic World' Sets New Domestic Weekend Record

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"Jurassic World," Universal Pictures' fourth installment of dinosaurs wreaking havoc on humanity, set a new three-day opening weekend record by raking in $209 million in North American receipts, the online trade magazine The Wrap reported Monday. The Wrap said that a late surge in business on Sunday night helped "Jurassic World" ease past the previous record holder, 2012's "The Avengers," a Disney film that made $207.4 million in its first three days in domestic release. On Sunday morning, estimates had showed "Jurassic World" was on track to make $204.6 million. The film also holds the global box-office record, making more than $500 million worldwide.

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