‘Furious 7’ has record-breaking opening to run away with the weekend box office

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There was just no stopping Furious 7.

Not only did the latest movie in the fast-paced franchise capture the biggest opening weekend ever for the month of April, but with $384 million worldwide including $143 million in the United States alone, the action adventure chalked up the ninth biggest opening weekend of all time.

More than likely, Furious 7 will hold on to the top spot for at least another week as its closest competitor, the animated Disney family movie, Home, came in a very distant second with its draw of $27 million. Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart’s buddy farce, Get Hard, inched its way closer to the $60 million mark by pulling in an additional $12.9 million. Cinderella landed in the fourth position with $10.2 million. And The Divergent Series: Insurgent pushed passed the $100 million threshold with $10 million.

For the full weekend top 10, check out the list below.

1. Furious – $143M

2. Home$27M

3. Get Hard  – $12M

4. Cinderella– $10.2M

5. The Divergent Series: Insurgent – $10M

6. It Follows – $2.4M

7. Woman in Gold $2M

8. Kingsman: The Secret Service – $1.7M

9. Do You Believe?  – $1.5M

10. The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel$1M

TJ Armour
TJ Armour

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