Fate of the Furious, the 8th film in the popular “Fast & Furious” became the biggest global opening movie in history as it mad $532.5 million at the Box Office when it premiered around the world this weekend.
Fate OF The Furious beat the global record held by Disney’s “Star Wars:The Force Awaken” which made $529 million world wide in it’s opening weekend in 2015.
The movie also broke box office records for bringing in the biggest international opening in movie history. The film made an estimated $432.3 million overseas, which lapped the record $316 million that “Jurassic World” made abroad in 2015. Domestically, “Fate” made an estimated $100.2 million over the weekend.
The film, which stars Vin Diesel and was directed by F. Gary Gray, is the highest-grossing opening for an African American director ever.
Portions of text culled from lindikejisblog.com