BOX OFFICE: The studio smashed another record on Saturday (Sept 19) as it became the first to cross the milestone.

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Universal’s $4bn international box office success is powered by the accomplishments of Jurassic World, which remains active on $1.009bn internationally, and Fast & Furious 7, which reached $1.161bn.

Universal and Illumination Entertainment’s Minions remains a potent force and added $22.8m over the weekend to settle on $785.3m.

Other notable contributors for the year-to-date include Fifty Shades Of Grey on $403.5m and Pitch Perfect 2’s $101.4m tally.