Fast and Furious 8 Box Office Collection: The Fate of the Furious Collects $900M+ Globally

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Fast and Furious 8 Box Office Collection
Fast and Furious 8 Box Office Collection

Fast and Furious 8 Box Office Collection: Numbers have been rolled out and Universal had made $10.4M at 3,310 theaters from the Fate of the Furious on Thursday night. But it loose to Fast and Furious 7 whose holy Thursday collection was $15.8M which makes Furious 8 second best preview night for the franchise. The Fate of the furious has defeated Logan in this section as Logan’s opening collection was $9.5M (first day $33M, weekend $88.4M) but is below guardians of Galaxy’s first night of $11.2M ( First day $37.8M, weekend $94.3M).



As expected this week has stored $100M-$110M for F8, While everything will be clear by the end of Sunday. Fate of the furious will be best opening for a film by Africa American director as F. Gary Gray beat his own previous record marked by straight outta Compton ($60.2M). As report say picture received 88% overall positive reaction which is very close to 89% scored by furious 7 and falls under 90% that furious 6 earned.

Fast and Furious 8 Box Office Collection

Everyone is praising the entertainment thriller Action movie and it’s no surprise that 67% people who bought tickets to F8 will recommend it to their friends Vs 72% who did so for F7. Whereas 25% who came for cast in F7 has increased to 36% who attended F8 for this reason. 48% admitted they opt for F8 because it’s a part of the franchise they love.

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Frequent movie watchers were dominant crowd with 55% last night. 48%  watched the F. Gary Gray-directed furious 8 in IMAX which is a huge rise as over 15% who watched F7 in IMAX. F8 also marked its presence all nine 4DX locations in the U.S.; those are the motion movie seats that move to a pic’s action on screen.

Reason movie go-ers gave to see F8 were 22% said it was the trailer they watched in the theater, 14% said it was TV spots, 11% claimed it was friends and family influencing them and 8% respectively said it was the online trailer on YouTube, Facebook or Instagram.

Other major studios have held their date due to the release of F8 which is a wise decision. F8 can’t come at a more good time as movie watchers were getting bored with those kids movie. They wanted something thrilling. And what could be best that Fate of the Furious.

Fast and Furious 8 Box Office Collection
Fast and Furious 8 Box Office Collection

Last night alone three kid pics topped the box office with 20th Century Fox/DreamWorks Animation’s The Boss Baby grossing $3.06M and crossing the century mark in its second week, followed by Beauty and the Beast ($2.7M, $441M in its fourth week) and Sony’s Smurfs: The Lost Village ($1.3M, first week of $18.2M).

After doing a business of $19.7M abroad and up to 44M advance ticket sale in China, F8 looks big with an estimated $9M-$11M Thursday night at domestic box office.

In total, Furious 7‘s $15.8M Holy Thursday at 3,069 venues repped 23% of its Good Friday $67.4M business, the second best for that day after last year’s Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice ($81.55M). F6‘s Thursday night, which occurred prior to the Memorial Day stretch, grossed $6.5M ultimately repping 17% of the $38.7M made on its first Friday. Furious 7 set a new Easter opening record of $147.1M in 2015 before Batman v. Superman unseated it a year ago with a $166M three-day haul.

Every report is hinting towards F8 going to $100M-$110M domestic opening. This sequel will be best opening for F. Gary Gray.

Fast and Furious 8 Box Office Collection Update: April 16, 2017:

Saturday night updates -> $98.5M-$99M /Wk 1 (worldwide)
India collection – Rs. 10 crores on 3rd day making 3 days total to Rs. 36 cr

Update 2: April 25

Furious 8 has grossed over $900+ million worldwide and inching closer to $1B mark. It will soon take over Furious 7’s record of $1.5B. The film is yet to release in Japan (April 28).

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