Fate of the Furious – record box office opening

Charlize Theron in The Fate of the Furious

Fate of the Furious took an estimated $532.5m globally over the opening Easter weekend at the box-office. The is the biggest opening weekend ever to date for any movie release.

The film stars Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Charlize Theron and many others from the franchises past hits.

More installments are planned for the franchise with a release every two years. The films non-stop action provides real escapism for it’s global fans but doesn’t take itself too seriously which is probably why it’s so successful.