Furious 7 has broken another record – this time in China – as it became the highest grossing movie the country has ever shown, netting some $323 million in ticket sales and surpassing Transformers: Age of Extinction by a handsome $4 million.

China is just the latest accolade on Fast 7’s rap sheet. It’s the first April film to make more than $100 million in its opening weekend in the U.S., along with cresting past the $1 billion mark worldwide faster than any other live-action movie. To date, it’s pulled in a total of $1.32 billion.

Despite the fact Fast 7 is still in theaters, it’s already the fourth-biggest move of all time, and has a chance of moving to the number three spot, currently held by The Avengers. Avatar and Titanic hold the number one and two spots, each earning upwards of $2 billion worldwide.

So far, Fast 7 is $100 million ahead of its predecessor, Fast & Furious 6. That gap is only going to widen as the film continues to rake in sales.

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Source: EW

Mark McNabb
Mark McNabb was a contributor at TopSpeed from 2013 to 2018. Growing up, Mark always had a mind for tinkering on random items throughout his home and dad’s garage, including a 1953 Ford Mainline and 1971 Corvette Stingray.  Read More
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