Furious 7 Races to Pole Position at North American Box Office
Tuesday, 07 April 2015 - 17:04
The Latest Instalment In The Fast And Furious Film Franchise Has Raced To The Top Of The North American Box Office With A Record-breaking $143.6 Million Opening Weekend Haul.
Fans flocked to movie theatres over Easter to watch tragic actor Paul Walker's final appearance in the high-speed racing series, following his death in a fiery car crash in November, 2013.
Furious 7's opening weekend gross easily outpaced the franchise's previous titles - Fast and Furious 6 earned $97 million during its first three days on release in 2013 - while the high-octane sequel also set a new record as the biggest ever opening in April, surpassing previous title-holder Captain America: The Winter Soldier, which raked in $95 million over the same weekend a year ago.