JurassicWorld breaks Guinness World Records

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JurassicWorld has devoured numerous box office records - including fastest to $1bn. 

Steven Spielberg returns to executive produce the long-awaited next installment of his groundbreaking Jurassic Park series, Jurassic World. Colin Trevorrow directs the epic action-adventure based on characters created by Michael Crichton. The screenplay is by Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver and Trevorrow & Derek Connolly, and the story is by Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver. Frank Marshall and Patrick Crowley join the team as producers.

Guinness World Records confirms that Jurassic World has smashed the world record for Fastest time for a movie to gross $1bn at the global box office. 

The Dinosaur action sequel has achieved the record in a remarkable 13 days between 10 – 22 June, replacing Fast & Furious 7 which previously held the record at 17 days.

Between the 12-14 June, the film took $208,806,270 (£134,105,000) in US cinemas across the three days according to movie financial intelligence service The Numbers, making it the highest-grossing domestic opening weekend of all time, trampling the previous record of $207,438,708 (£128,806,936) set by Marvel’s The Avengers in 2012.

Co-produced by Steven Spielberg and directed by Colin Trevorrow, it is also the first movie ever to gross over $500 million in its opening weekend (worldwide), hitting $524,418,134 in its first two days on the big screen - a hugely impressive feat.

This fourth instalment of the smash-hit movie franchise also broke a number of other Guinness World Records titles over a historic weekend for the movie business.

These include:
• Highest Saturday gross for a movie (domestic - USA): $69,644,830 on 13 June 2015
• Highest Sunday gross (domestic - USA): $57,207,490 on 14 June 2015
• Highest average gross per cinema (domestic - USA): $48,855 in 4,247 cinemas
• Fastest movie to gross $100 million: $151,598,780 in 2 days
• Fastest movie to gross $200 million: $208,806,270 in 3 days 

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