Raptors and Roberts Conquer Movies

Dinosaurs and Julia Roberts scored big at the ticket window this weekend. The dinos scored bigger, but they got a two-day jump on the box office. (Dinos have a way of getting the jump.) The reptiles starred in “Jurassic Park II,” while the “Erin Brockovich” Oscar winner starred in “America’s Sweethearts.” All told, “Jurassic” earned an estimated $80.9 million in five days — which is not bad. It just isn’t the $90.2 million four-day Memorial Day weekend opening for “The Lost World: Jurassic Park” in 1997, which remains the biggest movie opening ever. “Sweethearts,” meanwhile, recorded the second-biggest opening weekend ever for a Julia Roberts romantic comedy, behind only $35 million for 1999’s “Runaway Bride.” The Top 10 weekend estimates:

1. “Jurassic Park III,” $50.3 million
2. “America’s Sweethearts,” $31 million
3. “Legally Blonde,” $11.05 million
4. “The Score,” $10.75 million
5. “Cats & Dogs,” $6.77 million
6. “The Fast and the Furious,” $5.3 million
7. “Scary Movie 2,” $4.4 million
8. “Dr. Dolittle 2,” $4.35 million
9. “Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within,” $3.5 million
10. “Kiss of the Dragon,” $2.86 million

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