Congrats to Universal and The Fast And The Furious crew for officially crossing the 1 billion mark. This marks the first Universal release to hit 1 billion during it’s original release(1993’s Jurassic Park hit $1.004 billion after the 3D re-release in 2013). It is also the fastest movie of all time to reach a billion(17 days). Here is a list of the other records Furious 7 has broken:
· Second-biggest worldwide opening of all time ($397.2 million) behind only
· Highest-grossing domestic ($147.2 million) and international ($250 million) openings in Universal history.
· Biggest April and Easter opening.
· Highest opening since November of 2013 domestically.
· All-time highest opening weekend of any film in 29 territories.
· Universal’s highest-grossing film of all-time in 26 territories.
· Record-breaking opening day in China ($63.5 million) beating the previous record held by Transformers 4 ($36 million)..