Universal’s Fast & Furious franchise has reached a new milestone, surpassing $7 billion at the worldwide box office. Getting there, it becomes the fifth film series to live up to, doing so with 11 titles. It is currently the fifth franchise of all time and is tied with Warner Bros’ Wizarding World for the fewest films to reach $7B in the Top 5.
Over the long course of the Toretto family saga that began in 2001, there has been mostly steady growth, particularly from 2009 until the shifting era of the pandemic.
The division of the 11 films, which includes hobbs and shawit is $1.946 billion domestically, $5.083 billion abroad and $703 billion worldwide.
Meanwhile, Universal, including Focus titles, has passed the $1B mark at the domestic box office with $1,018B+ through Thursday. This is the fastest Uni has reached $1B in North America in at least the last 10 years; is the first of the studies to benchmark in 2023; the studio has an estimated 32% market share as of Wednesday.
Here’s a breakdown of the global grosses for all F&F movies: the fast and the furious ($208.1 million), 2 Fast 2 Furious ($236.3 million), Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift ($158.5 million), Fast and Furious ($363.3 million), five fast ($629.9 million), furious 7 ($1,520.7M), the fate of the furious ($1,241.5M), Fast and Furious Gifts: Hobbs & Shaw ($766.1 million), F9 ($728.1 million), x fast ($388.3M to date).
That most recent title, x fast, began its worldwide rollout last week and helped propel the F&F franchise through the $7 billion threshold with Tuesday’s numbers included. Gross through Wednesday for the Louis Leterrier-directed installment is $82 million domestically, $306.3 million at the international box office and $388.3 million worldwide.
Top 5 markets through Wednesday in special effects They are China ($88.5M), Mexico ($21.1M), Brazil ($13.1M), India ($11.1M) and France ($10.5M).
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