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Incredibles 2 and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom rule summer box office

This year’s box office has enjoyed an rise in sales, and action films having been leading the charge all summer.

The top two earners this summer are so far Incredibles 2 and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, taking home a combined billion dollars domestically, according to Box Office Mojo. 

According to USA Today, this year’s box office figures have increased by 14% compared to summer 2017 numbers.

Summer success! The 2018 summer box office has been dominated by action films, with Incredibles 2 and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom taking home a combined billion dollars domestically

The super hero sequel has so far grossed a total $597, 247, 671 in theaters, while Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’s domestic total currently stands at $413,080,780.  

The movies were released relatively early in the summer as well, as Incredibles 2 debuted on June 15, while Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom hit theaters just a week later on June 22. 

Following close behind Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom was Deadpool 2 starring Ryan Reynolds. 

The racy super hero film brought in $318,402,623 after it was released on May 18.  

Dino-mite news: The super hero sequel has so far grossed a total $597, 247, 671 in theaters, while Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom's domestic total currently stands at $413,080,780

Dino-mite news: The super hero sequel has so far grossed a total $597, 247, 671 in theaters, while Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’s domestic total currently stands at $413,080,780

Out of this world: Solo: A Star Wars Story was released on May 25, and has so far reaped $213,601,143 domestically

Out of this world: Solo: A Star Wars Story was released on May 25, and has so far reaped $213,601,143 domestically

Solo: A Star Wars Story was released on May 25, and has so far reaped $213,601,143 domestically. 

The film directed by Ron Howard stars Emilia Clarke, Alden Ehrenreich, and Donald Glover. 

Ant-Man and the Wasp has made $211,630,916 at the domestic box office, while Mission Impossible – Fallout follows close behind at $194,713,111. 

Big earner: Following close behind Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom was Deadpool 2 starring Ryan Reynolds

Big earner: Following close behind Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom was Deadpool 2 starring Ryan Reynolds

Ocean’s 8 starring Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett landed at the eighth spot with $139,022,754.

Landing at the twelfth spot was the recently released film Crazy Rich Asians, which has already taken home $79,281,410 just weeks after it’s August 15 release. 

Already a sequel is in development after Crazy Rich Asians cleaned up at the US box office over the weekend.

The film will likely be followed by an adaptation of the book’s sequel, China Rich Girlfriend, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Crazy rich success: Landing at the twelfth spot was the recently released film Crazy Rich Asians, which has already taken home $79,281,410 just weeks after it's August 15 release

Crazy rich success: Landing at the twelfth spot was the recently released film Crazy Rich Asians, which has already taken home $79,281,410 just weeks after it’s August 15 release

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