Fallen Kingdom scores $15.3 million in domestic Thursday previews

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Just like the characters in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom teeter on the brink of disaster for much of the movie, so too is the film itself on the precipice of something that it would rather not face.

In a post-credits scene, we see more of this new future that is certainly setting up Jurassic World 3 when we see a flock of Pteranadon in Las Vegas, Nevada by the Eiffel Tower replica at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom has now split critics right down the middle with a 50% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, far less than Jurassic World's 71% RT score. Having previously opened overseas, this weekend the film could push past $600 million.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom opened several weeks earlier in a number of worldwide markets, to avoid competing with the World Cup, and it has taken in a whopping $450.1 million in global markets. Considering how forgettable Jurassic Park III was, that's really saying something. It's the fifth instalment in the franchise, and follows 2015's mega-hit Jurassic World.

Pratt reunites with Jurassic World co-star Bryce Dallas Howard as former park operations manager Clair Dearing for the daring adventure.

By the end of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Maisie Lockwood (Isabella Sermon) frees the surviving dinosaurs from their cages and potential death due to a hydrogen cyanide leak.

Dr. Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum) warned everyone from the start about what could happen if push comes to shove.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom - directed by J. A. Bayona and penned by Colin Trevorrow, who co-wrote and directed the first Jurassic World, alongside returning co-writer Derek Connolly - is set to stampede into theaters on June 22.