Incredibles 2 powers North American box office to biggest ever quarter

The North American box office achieved record figures over the last three months, achieving its biggest ever quarterly results with an estimated $3.33bn for April, May and June, thanks to hits such as Avengers: Infinity War, Incredibles 2 and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, the total has exceeded the previous record holding period of April to June 2015, when box office receipts totalled $3bn on the backs of films such as Furious 7, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Jurassic World and Inside Out.

The figures, which cover the US and Canada, included $1.27bn for June alone, the largest ever for the month, beating the previous record of $1.24bn in 2013.