Furious 7 Has Monster $143 Million Opening
Posted on April 5, 2015
Furious 7 had a monster $143 million opening in the U.S. This was the ninth biggest opening of all time. It is significantly more than the opening for Fast & Furious 6, which made $97 million during its opening weekend in May 2013. The action thriller has already made over $384 million worldwide. It has an A CinemaScore. The cast of Furious 7 includes Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster and Tyrese Gibson.
The animated film Home had a strong second weekend in theaters. It made $27.4 million to bring its total gross to $95 million. Get Hard finished third and made $13 million during its second weekend in theaters. It was followed by Cinderella which made $10 million to bring domestic gross to $167 million after four weekends.
Cinderella was followed by Insurgent which made $10 million during its third weekend in theaters. Insurgent has fallen a little behind the pace of the first film. Divergent had made $114 million after three weekends while Insurgent has made $103 million after three weekends in theaters.
Insurgent was followed by It Follows which made $2.4 million during its fourth weekend in theaters. Woman in Gold, starring Helen Mirren as Maria Atlmann, opened in seventh and made $2 million in 258 theaters for a strong $7,767 per theater average. Woman in Gold was followed by Kingsman, Do You Believe? and The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.
You can view the box office chart for the weekend here. Furious 7 will try to rule the box office for a second consecutive weekend next weekend. It will face The Longest Ride, Ex Machina and Desert Dancer.
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