It became the best film premiere since 2019
LOS ANGELES (EFE) .- The ninth installment of the “Fast and Furious” saga, abbreviated as “F9”, reached worldwide collections of $500 million, after the Covid-19 pandemic began. It has since become the highest grossing film of all time.
The action film starring Vin Diesel and John Cena is the only film to perform at the same box office as “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”, which opened on Christmas 2019 and has remained in the world ever since. Hollywood Premiere.
Thus, the success of “F9” has given theaters a break from its slow start due to advances in vaccination campaigns.
The film is expanding into the international market (outside the United States and Canada), where it has raised $375 million, but also the US, which has added 123 million in two weeks.
In the United States, action movies and cars were the preferred choices during the weekend and the day after Monday for Independence Day and entered 30 million as the box office leader for the second week in a row.
A step down was the animated film “The Boss Baby: Family Business”, in which Eva Longoria takes part, which at its premiere raised $ 20 million. The second premiere of the week was “The Forever Purge”, a film directed by Mexican Evardo Gout, starring Latin stars such as Ana de la Reguera, Veronica Falcón and Alejandro Edda. He debuted in third place with $15 million.
Among the rest of the titles, “A Quiet Place Part II” is emerging as one of the most profitable films of the summer, as it ranked fourth on Billboard in its sixth week and added $5 million.
The action comedy “The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard,” starring Salma Hayek and Antonio Banderas, dropped to fifth place in its third week on Billboard with $3.9 million.