“Minions” Debuts With $115 Million At Box Office


The Minions had a huge box office weekend, topping all films with a $115.2 million debut.

The Universal Pictures release was the second-biggest opening ever for an animated film.

At #2 was Jurassic World, adding $18.1 million to bring its domestic haul to just over $590.6 million, while Disney's Inside Out was third with $17.1 million in its fourth weekend.

Terminator: Genisys fell to #4 with $13.7 million.

Other new films included the high school horror The Gallows, debuting in fifth place with $10 million, the sci-fi thriller Self/​less at #8 with $5.3 million.

That's a wrap for this weekend. This upcoming week, look out for the release of Marvel's Ant-Man and the Amy Schumer comedy, Trainwreck.

This weekend's top 10 is as follows:

1. Minions, $115.2 million.
2. Jurassic World, $18.1 million.
3. Inside Out, $17.1 million.
4. Terminator Genisys, $13.7 million.
5. The Gallows, $10 million.
6. Magic Mike XXL, $9.6 million.
7. Ted 2, $5.6 million.
8. Self/​less, $5.4 million.
9. Max, $3.4 million.
10. Spy, $3 million.