Jurassic World Has Now Made More Money Than The Avengers

Dinosaurs make a lot of money.


Jurassic World was released last month and met huge commercial success. So much so, in fact, that it is now the third highest-grossing movie of all time.

According to Variety, the film has surpassed The Avengers, the popular Marvel movie from 2012. Jurassic World has now made over $1.52 billion total. It passed $614 million at the American box office, only the fourth film ever to cross $600 million.

No Caption Provided

The top two highest-earning films, Titanic and Avatar, made $2.18 billion and $2.79 billion lifetime, respectively. Although it's unlikely that Jurassic World catches up to these films, the movie is still in theaters in some markets. Its total will still rise a little more.

The studio behind Jurassic World, Universal, also released Furious 7 this year, which made $1.51 billion. That puts it only about $10 million behind The Avengers.

The top five highest-grossing movies are:

  1. Avatar ($2.79 billion)
  2. Titanic ($2.18 billion)
  3. Jurassic World ($1.52 billion)
  4. The Avengers ($1.52 billion)
  5. Furious 7 ($1.51 billion)

Jurassic World is the follow up to Steven Speilberg's Jurassic Park series. It features Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard.

What did you think of Jurassic World? Let us know in the comments.

The products discussed here were independently chosen by our editors. GameSpot may get a share of the revenue if you buy anything featured on our site.

Got a news tip or want to contact us directly? Email news@gamespot.com

Join the conversation
There are 197 comments about this story