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'Jurassic World' debut puts big bite in box-office record, tops 'Avengers'

'Jurassic World' debut puts big bite in box-office record, tops 'Avengers'

"Jurassic World," the reboot of Steven Spielberg's rampaging dinosaur series, has nabbed the record for the biggest box-office debut. The creature feature grossed $208.8 million through Sunday in the U.S. and Canada, according to figures from Universal Pictures. That was good enough to top the previous record-holder, Marvel's "The Avengers," which took in $207.4 million on its opening weekend in 2012. Universal previously had estimated a three-day total of $204.6 million domestically, but the movie did better than expected Sunday. That's despite considerable competition from other forms of entertainment — namely Game 5 of...

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