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‘Fast X’ Zooms Past Massive Global Box Office Total

Universal’s Fast X There was an unusually quick transition to digital (its size for a film) when it landed on the PVOD platform just three weeks after its theatrical debut. But it was a speed bump in the run to a big box office. And after just under 40 days in theaters, the 10th film in the long-running action-adventure franchise has now crossed the $700 million mark at the worldwide box office — possibly its final major milestone.

Although the movie only managed to gross $144 million domestically — it wouldn’t be able to hit $150 million by the end of its run — it made up for it internationally, where it grossed just under $560 million. The film’s ongoing worldwide haul currently stands at $703 million. In addition to this Jurassic World Dominion, Fast X Post-Pandemic has become one of the rare Hollywood films that not only secured a release in China, but also did well there. In fact, the movie grossed slightly more in China ($145 million) than in the States ($144 million). Other major international regions for Fast X Mexico ($37 million), Brazil ($26 million) and Japan ($25 million).

Fast X which pits Dominic Toretto and his “family” against a powerful new adversary. Jason Momoa It is currently the third biggest film of the year on the global box office charts, behind Super Mario Bros Movie ($1.33 billion) and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 ($831 million). Internally, in keeping with the downward spiral the franchise has been on in recent years, Fast X Only the eighth-highest-grossing film, behind Like Religion III ($156 million), John Wick: Chapter 4 ($187 million) and Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantummania ($214 million).

Danielle Melchior in the yellow car as Isabelle in Fast X
Image via Universal
Fast X The middle of the road movie in more ways than one
It’s now clear that the franchise’s glory days are in the rearview mirror, which is worrying, because Universal has more movies. when Fast X Not quite the smash that its soft opening suggested, it still hasn’t been able to surpass the global journey of its immediate predecessor, F9: Fast Saga which ended its run with $726 million during more uncertain times during the pandemic. Fast X Also the tail Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw ($760 million) and Fast and Furious 6 ($789 million a decade ago), and has now firmly established itself smack in the middle of the table as far as these movies are concerned. The series’ highest-grossing entries remain back-to-back billion-dollar earners Fierce 7 ($1.5 billion) and The Fate of the Furious ($1.2 billion).

More worryingly, Fast X The most expensive movie in the franchise, Universal reported $340 million (minus a million more in marketing expenses). The movie’s budget reportedly ballooned due to pandemic-related safety protocols, huge salaries for its stacked cast, and an unexpected crisis, while the original director Justin Lin Dropped due to creative differences. Louis Leterier He was quickly hired as Lin’s replacement, and will direct the upcoming 11th (and supposedly final) film in the original franchise. But before that, fans will get an exciting new spinoff Dwayne JohnsonIts Luke Hobbs. You can watch our interview with the cast member Michelle Rodriguez Here, and stay tuned to Collider for more updates.



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