Universals Fast X grossed $67.5 million on debut in North America and a whopping $318.9 million worldwide while the core franchise is being phased out. This is a promising start for the 10th part, even if the film has a lower grossing in the US.
It looks different abroad, where Fast X raised a whopping $251.4 million on its international debut. Its worldwide opening makes it the #2 debut of the year behind other Universal titles The Super Mario Bros. Movie ($377 million). Internationally, it is the top opening of 2023 so far.
The action picture easily wrested that off box office Crown of Marvel and Disney Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3which is now celebrating its third weekend. Guardian 3 — which is no brainer — earned an additional $32 million domestically and $48.8 million overseas, for a gratifying total of $659.1 million.
Fast X is one of the few recent Hollywood films to have a big hit in China, where it grossed an impressive US$78.3 million on its theatrical release. Other regional highlights: Mexico spent a whopping $16.7 million, followed by France ($9.7 million), Brazil ($9.6 million), India ($8.6 million). ), Indonesia ($8.4 million), Germany ($8 million) and the United Kingdom ($7.6 million). ) and South Korea ($6.7 million). And it fetched the best franchise price of $7 million in Japan.
In North America, Fast X received a CinemaScore of B+ from the audience, the same grade as before F9: The Swift Sagawhich debuted at $70 million domestically in 2021, when the pandemic was still a major box office challenge.
In comparison, the best domestic franchise opening is $148 million angry 7 in 2015, followed by $98 million for The fate of the angry in 2015 and $97 million for Fast & Furious 6 in 2013, not adjusted for inflation.
Louis Leterrier is directing the 10th installment in the popular franchise (he’s also on board the upcoming 11th). Although this film is the last part of the main film by Universal Fast Series there are many opportunities for spin-offs.
Vin Diesel leads a massive squad of familiar and new faces Fast X, including franchise stars Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, Sung Kang and Jordana Brewster. Count among the newcomers Jason Momoa, Brie Larson and Rita Moreno, who plays Diesel’s grandmother.
Also starring are Nathalie Emmanuel, John Cena, Jason Statham, Alan Ritchson, Daniela Melchior, Scott Eastwood, Helen Mirren and Charlize Theron.
Over the many Fast In the films, Dom Toretto (Diesel) and his family outwitted, unnerved, and drove off any enemy that got in their way. Now they face the deadliest foe they have ever faced: a terrifying villain (Momoa) who emerges from the shadows of the past, driven by bloody vengeance and determined to destroy this family and destroy everything – and everyone – loves the cathedral, forever.
The blockbuster from Universal and Illumination Super Mario Bros Movie #3 domestically with $9.8 million. The company has reached another milestone worldwide The Incredibles ($1.243 billion) is the third-biggest animated film of all time with worldwide ticket sales of $1.248 billion (not adjusted for inflation).
focus functions’ Book Club: The Next Chapterwhich caters to older women, fell a whopping 57 percent to $3 million in its sophomore year, for a domestic total of $13.1 million.
The sequel came in at #4 while Evil Dead Rise rounded out the top 5 on its fifth weekend with $2.4 million. Overseas, the Warner Bros. film earned an additional $3.4 million, making it an impressive tally of $77 million overseas and $141.5 million worldwide.
May 21, 7:40 am: Updated with estimated weekend estimates.
This story was originally published on May 20th at 7:52am.