Box office: 'Inside Out' hits record $91M; 'Jurassic World' No. 1 with $102M

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Box Office: 'Inside Out' Headed for Stellar $65-$70M Despite 'Jurassic World' Rampage


'Jurassic World' may have ended Pixar's No. 1 opening winning streak, but 'Inside Out' raced past all expectations to score the top debut of all time for an original Pixar title.

Moviegoing once again prospered in North America this weekend, thanks to the one-two punch of Inside Out and Jurassic World, with domestic box office revenue up more than 66 percent over Father's Day weekend in 2014.

Many had expected Pixar's Inside Out to top out at $65 million, considering the T. Rex-like might of Universal's Jurassic World. But the race was much closer than expected as Inside Out raced to $91.1 million from 3,946 theaters — the best opening for an original Pixar title and the second best of any Pixar film behind Toy Story 3, which launched to $110.3 million and had the benefit of being part of a beloved franchise.

Inside Out also claims ownership to the top opening for any original movie, live-action or otherwise, that isn't based on sourced material, eclipsing the $77 million debut of Avatar.


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Box office: 'Inside Out' hits record $91M; 'Jurassic World' No. 1 with $102M
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 09: Actors Bryce Dallas Howard (L) and Chris Pratt attend the Universal Pictures' 'Jurassic World' premiere at the Dolby Theatre on June 9, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 09: Actor Chris Pratt attends the Universal Pictures' 'Jurassic World' premiere at the Dolby Theatre on June 9, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
CULVER CITY, CA - JUNE 06: Actor Chris Pratt accepts the Guy of the Year award onstage during Spike TV's Guys Choice 2015 at Sony Pictures Studios on June 6, 2015 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Spike TV)
CULVER CITY, CA - JUNE 06: Actor Chris Pratt (R) poses with a military officer during Spike TV's Guys Choice 2015 at Sony Pictures Studios on June 6, 2015 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Spike TV)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 23: Actor Chris Pratt speaks onstage during Universal Pictures Invites You to an Exclusive Product Presentation Highlighting its Summer of 2015 and Beyondat The Colosseum at Caesars Palace during CinemaCon, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, on April 23, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for CinemaCon)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 23: Comedian Amy Schumer and actor Chris Pratt attend Universal Pictures Invites You to an Exclusive Product Presentation Highlighting its Summer of 2015 and Beyondat The Colosseum at Caesars Palace during CinemaCon, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, on April 23, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for CinemaCon)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 22: Actor Chris Pratt poses in the press room during the 87th Annual Academy Awards at Loews Hollywood Hotel on February 22, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 11: Actors Chris Pratt (L) and Anna Faris attend the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 11, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - DECEMBER 05: Actor Chris Pratt attends March of Dimes' Celebration of Babies: A Hollywood Luncheon at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on December 5, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for March of Dimes)
Actor Chris Pratt arrives for the GQ Men of the Year Party, at Chateau Marmont in West Hollywood, California, on December 4, 2014. AFP PHOTO / ROBYN BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 03: Actor Chris Pratt plays catch before throwing a ceremonial first pitch before the Chicago Cubs take on the Milwaukee Brewers at Wrigley Field on September 3, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 08: Actors Aubrey Plaza and Chris Pratt arrive at the 'Life After Beth' Los Angeles Premiere at The Theatre at Ace Hotel Downtown LA on August 8, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Lilly Lawrence/WireImage)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 25: Chris Pratt attends the 'Guardians of the Galacy' photocall on July 25, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 30: Actor Chris Pratt visits SiriusXM Studios on July 30, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Toth/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 29: (L-R) Actors Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and Vin Diesel attend The Cinema Society with Men's Fitness & FIJI Water host a screening of 'Guardians of the Galaxy' on July 29, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Toth/Getty Images for FIJI Water)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 29: (L-R) Actors Lee Pace, Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and Vin Diesel attend The Cinema Society with Men's Fitness & FIJI Water host a screening of 'Guardians of the Galaxy' on July 29, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Toth/Getty Images for FIJI Water)
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INDIANAPOLIS, IN - JULY 27: Honorary pace car driver Chris Pratt is seen before the 2014 Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 27, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JULY 21: Actor Chris Pratt arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' at the El Capitan Theatre on July 21, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
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Still, that wasn't enough to overtake Jurassic World, which roared to $102 million in its second weekend from 4,291 theaters, declining a narrow 51 percent and almost eclipsing The Avengers($103 million) to score the top sophomore gross of all time. In its first 10 days, Jurassic World has earned a massive $398 million domestically.

Overseas, Jurassic World continued to crush everything in its path, grossing another $160.5 million from 66 markets and pushing its foreign title to $583.1 million for a worldwide cume of $981.3 million, including $161.7 million in China. The tentpole will be the fastest in history to hit $1 billion.

Inside Out opened to $41 million internationally from 37 markets for a global launch of $132.1 million.

The critically acclaimed movie is the first Pixar title not to place No. 1 in its domestic debut, a winning streak often referenced by Pixar. But Inside Out's massive opening is sure to help soothe any sore feelings; to boot, animated tentpoles enjoy especially strong legs.

From directors Pete Docter (Up) and Ronnie Del Carmen, Inside Out returns Pixar to the big screen for the first time in two years and earned an A CinemaScore. The unique coming-of-age tale features the voices of Amy Poehler, Mindy Kaling and Phyllis Smith and centers on five emotions — Joy, Sadness, Disgust, Fear and Anger — that try to protect a young girl when she is upset by her family's move to San Francisco.

Inside Out skewed female (56 percent), with families making up 71 percent of the audience. Ticket buyers 12 and under made up 38 percent of the audience.

In terms of previous Pixar openings, Toy Story 3 ranks No. 1, followed by sequel Monsters University ($82.4 million). Among original titles, The Incredibles was the previous best with $70.4 million, followed by Finding Nemo ($70.3 million) and Up ($68.1 million).

The weekend's other new entry was Dope, Rick Famuyiwa's coming-of-age story that made waves at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. The movie opened to a so-so $6 million from 2,002 theaters. Open Road Films opted for a nationwide opening, versus a platform release.

Dope came in No. 5 behind holdovers Spy, which grossed north of $10 million to place No. 3, followed by San Andreas with $8.2 million.

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