Production was halted during Furious 7 as the cast and crew emotionally and logistically dealt with the 2013 death of primary character Paul Walker. The highly profitable series could theoretically end on a high note as a send off to Walker…
‘Furious 7’ Had A Historic $384 Million Global Opening Weekend
When final box office receipts were tallied at 11:59 pm Saturday night, Furious 7 completely dominated the competition with a debut in 63 international markets. Variety reports the latest entry in the Fast & Furious franchise brought in $384 million, which made it the fourth highest-grossing global opening in history. Only Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows ($483.2 million), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince ($394.4 million) and The Avengers ($392.5 million) have globally performed better than Furious 7 at the box office.
Cast member Vin Diesel marked the occasion with an Instagram post, saying, “Proud of all the hard work from the whole team. History.”
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