They came, they raced and they conquered. The 8th edition of the Fast and Furious franchise has taken the entire world by storm, mercilessly pushing The Boss Baby to number 2. It is currently the highest grossing international film playing in Pakistan
The Fate of the Furious released on Friday April 14th, and over the weekend the movie has done a business of a whooping 10 crore in Pakistan alone. The movie starring Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson and Michelle Rodriguez in prominent roles, has been met by a much expected albeit overwhelming response from the masses in the country. And for your information, the movie is playing in 100 out of the 104 cinema screens in Pakistan. Now that’s massive.
The Fate of the Furious opened on Wednesday April 12, in 8 countries around the world, earning $17.9 million, taking into account the previews from 12 different countries countries. The 8th edition of the franchise set the record for garnering the biggest opening day in every territory it has been released in for 2017.
The news has come as a bit of surprise for all those who thought of the Fast and Furious franchise wouldn’t be as successful after actor Paul Walker’s demise. At the moment, cinema owners across Pakistan have planned to screen the film for 4 weeks. Let’s see what the entire movie earnings come to before it’s replaced with another.