Fate Of The Furious Opens To $500m Debut

LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) — The Fate of the Furious, Universal's latest entry in the seemingly endless franchise of car-themed action sequels debuted to record box office revenue, earning an estimated $532.5M worldwide, according to figures compiled by comScore.

Featuring the star power of Vin Diesel, the sequel vaulted to a $100.2 million domestic opening and managed to wrest the crown for the biggest worldwide debut ever from Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Jurassic World.

Meanwhile, 20th Century Fox's Boss Baby and Disney's Beaty & The Beast continued to march along in second and third place, adding $52.3m and $35.6m to their cumulative revenue over the weekend. The weekend's take helped to push Beauty over the $1bn mark, while the animated Boss Baby has grossed a cumulative total of $287m.

The top 12 worldwide weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, April 16, are below.

1. Fate Of The Furious, The – Universal – $532.5M
2. Boss Baby, The – 20th Century Fox – $52.3M
3. Beauty And The Beast – Disney – $35.6M
4. Smurfs: The Lost Village – Sony – $22.9M
5. Chinese Odyssey Part Two: Cinderella, A – Multiple Chinese Distributors – $12.0M
6. Ghost In The Shell – Paramount Pictures – $10.7M
7. Going In Style – Warner Bros. – $10.7M
8. Kong: Skull Island – Warner Bros. – $6.5M
9. Power Rangers – Lionsgate – $5.5M
10. Shack, The – Lionsgate – $4.8M
11. Get Out – Universal – $3.9M
12. Logan – 20th Century Fox – $3.4M

The top 12 domestic weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, April 16, are below.

1. Fate Of The Furious, The – Universal – $100.2M
2. Boss Baby, The – 20th Century Fox – $15.5M
3. Beauty And The Beast – Disney – $13.6M
4. Smurfs: The Lost Village – Sony – $6.5M
5. Going In Style – Warner Bros. – $6.3M
6. Gifted – Fox Searchlight – $3.0M
7. Get Out – Universal – $2.9M
8. Power Rangers – Lionsgate – $2.9M
9. Case For Christ, The – Pure Flix – $2.7M
10. Kong: Skull Island – Warner Bros. – $2.7M
11. Ghost In The Shell – Paramount – $2.4M
12. Zookeeper's Wife, The – Focus Features – $2.1M