Magazine article Screen International

'The Fate of the Furious' Crosses $1Bn Worldwide

Magazine article Screen International

'The Fate of the Furious' Crosses $1Bn Worldwide

Article excerpt

Tentpole overtakes Furious 7 as biggest foreign release ever in China on 2.43bn RMB.

The Fate Of The Furious surged past the $1bn mark at the worldwide box office on Saturday to become the fifth Universal title to reach that milestone in the studio's 105-year history.

The studio's other titles to hit that mark include Jurassic World ($1.67bn), Furious 7 ($1.52bn), Illumination's Minions ($1.16bn) and Jurassic Park ($1.04bn).

The film now stands at $1.060bn globally after adding $68.4m from 69 territories in its third international weekend to reach $867.6m and become the tenth biggest international release in history. North America has generated $192.7m.

Japan delivered a $7.5m debut for the biggest in the series. China added $20.1m for $361m (2.43bn RMB) as the action tentpole overtook the 2.42bn mark set by Furious 7 to rank as the biggest foreign film of all time in China and the second biggest of all time behind The Mermaid on 3.4bn RMB.

Mexico stands at $33.4m, the UK has reached $32. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.