‘Fast & Furious’ Franchise Tops $7B Global; Universal First Studio To Cross $1B Domestic In 2023

The global box office for Universal’s Fast & Furious franchise has surpassed $7 billion for the first time. With 11 titles in the series, it becomes the fifth to achieve this milestone. It’s at present the No 5 franchise of all time, and is attached with Warner Bros’ Wizarding World for the least number of films to get to $7B in the Top 5.

The Toretto family’s story, which began in 2001, has mostly progressed steadily over time, especially from 2009 to the changeable pandemic era.

All 11 films, including Hobbs & Shaw, made $1.946 billion domestically, $5.083 billion overseas, and $7.03 billion worldwide.

In the mean time, Universal, including Focus titles, has edged the $1B mark at the domestic box office with $1,018B+ through Thursday. This is the speediest that Uni has gotten to $1B in North America in essentially the beyond 10 years; In 2023, it is the first studio to reach the benchmark; As of Wednesday, the studio has an estimated 32 percent market share.

Here’s a breakdown of global grosses of all the F&F movies: The Fast and the Furious ($208.1M), 2 Fast 2 Furious ($236.3M), Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift ($158.5M), Fast & Furious ($363.3M), Fast Five ($629.9M), Furious 7 ($1,520.7M), The Fate of the Furious ($1,241.5M), Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw ($766.1M), F9 ($728.1M), Fast X ($388.3M to date).

That latest title, Quick X, started worldwide rollout last week and assisted push the F&F franchise across the $7B threshold with Tuesday’s numbers included. The film directed by Louis Leterrier has grossed $82 million domestically, $306.3 million internationally, and $388.3 million worldwide as of Wednesday.

The Top 5 markets through Wednesday on FX are China ($88.5M), Mexico ($21.1M), Brazil ($13.1M), India ($11.1M), and France ($10.5M).