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Dinosaurs returned to screens in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, the fifth instalment in the sci-fi movie franchise which began 25 years ago, on June 7 in markets like India where it earned ₹45.50 crore net at the box office in six days. Hollywood franchises have been doing remarkably well in the Indian market, especially the Marvel enterprise. Till June 1, Avengers: Infinity Wars had made ₹225.72 crore net, according to Box Office India figures.

Another top Hollywood grosser was The Jungle Book with over ₹180 crore. Pictures show American actress Bryce Dallas Howard at the première of Jurassic World... at The Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles; and the Infinity stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo and Benedict Wong in a scene from Avengers.

The super-sized superhero hit has crossed $2 billion in worldwide ticket sales, becoming only the fourth film to reach that rarified box office milestone.

This image released by Marvel Studios shows, from left, Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo and Benedict Wong in a scene from "Avengers: Infinity War." The supersized superhero hit has crossed $2 billion in worldwide ticket sales, becoming only the fourth film to reach that rarified box-office milestone.

This image released by Marvel Studios shows, from left, Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo and Benedict Wong in a scene from "Avengers: Infinity War." The supersized superhero hit has crossed $2 billion in worldwide ticket sales, becoming only the fourth film to reach that rarified box-office milestone.  


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