Jurassic World passes Avengers: Assemble to become third highest grossing movie of all time
Jurassic World has overtaken Avengers: Assemble and is now the third highest grossing movie of all time.
The new blockbuster has now taken $1.521 billion at the box office, surpassing Avengers: Assemble's total of $1.519 billion.
Jurassic World has been directed by Colin Trevorrow and also stars Judy Greer, Ty Simpkins and Omar Sy. The movie is the first film to emerge from the Jurassic Park franchise since 2001 and acts as a direct sequel to the earlier movie trilogy.
It follows Pratt's Owen, a park ranger who tries to lead a rescue mission for tourists trapped in the revamped theme park after Rex, a monstrous genetically-modified dinosaur, goes on the rampage.