‘Fast & Furious 8’ speeds into box office history
Industry data show that on Monday, “FF8” on its first weekend fell almost 100 million dollars in domestic income, but destroyed the world record of opening.
According to industry regulators, the eighth installment of the high-octane action series starring Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Vin Diesel & Jason Statham received $98 Mill in North America.
From the “F 7” in 2015, the debut of $ 147.2 million, the stock fell sharply, but strong performance abroad, which means it can break the record “Jurassic World”, the international opening price of $ 316.7, 60+ international markets $ 433.3 million.
Including $190M in China to the largest movie in the world’s second-largest economy, with a total world opening of $ 530 million, breaking the “Star Wars: Power Awakening” 2015.
“It’s a sign that franchises and the importance of the family around muscle vehicles are increasingly extensive,” writes Brett Lang, senior director of film and media for the Variety magazine.
“If you want to continue to broaden the face of the audience, inevitably break the sequel of the future, you would have to continue in a place like China to create a fan.
Charlize Theron’s latest “The F & F” franchise has earned $ 4.4 billion in eight of the world’s movies.
In the rest of the five places, “TBB” to $16 million Disney “Beauty and the Beast” beat the runner-up, making three weeks to reach 116.8 million US dollars. Alec Baldwin voiced the lead baby in the Fox distribution of DreamWorks.
“Beauty” in addition to the $ 13.7 million, its five weeks of sales increased to $ 454.7 million, but with the “FF8” to Emma Watson and Dan Stevenson as the protagonist of the fairy tale, Disney is doing The largest business abroad.
Foreign market acquisition of $ 22 million of the world a total of more than 1 billion US dollars, becoming the world’s 22nd world distribution.
The fourth one was Sony’s “Smurfs: Lost Villages”, which was only $ 6.7 million, its disappointing weekend of $ 13.2 million, described by Hollywood reporters as “one of the most recent memories of A great Hollywood animation offers one of the worst starts. ”
“Warner,” Warner Brother’s comedian starring Morgan Freeman, Alan Arkin, and Michael Alaine as the eighth-grade banker, Two weeks in fifth place, the total income of $ 6.3 million, reaching $ 23.3 million Dollars, covering almost its production budget.