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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom leads the weekend box office

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom led the box office with $150 million in ticket sales on its opening weekend, The Associated Press reported. 2015's Jurassic World debuted with a record-breaking $209 million, but Fallen Kingdom's better-than-expected haul was enough to show that the 25-year-old dinosaur franchise still has plenty of fans. The film's success also gave Hollywood its first back-to-back $100 million-plus openings in a non-holiday stretch following the $183 million debut of Pixar's Incredibles 2, which added another $81 million in its second week. The total box office take for the weekend reached $280 million, Hollywood's fourth best weekend ever.