‘The Fate of the Furious’ has $532.5 million global box office opening

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The latest movie in the “Fast and the Furious” franchise, “The Fate of the Furious,” did not disappoint at the global box office as the eighth installment took in an estimated global haul of $532.5 million, according to numerous reports.

That surpasses “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” ($528.9 million) for the all-time best global opening weekend.

It’s also the best for its studio, Universal, beating the $525.5 million that “Jurassic World” earned in 2015.

The movie also took in $432.3 million at the international box office.

That figure blows away the previous overseas record holder, “Jurassic World” with $316.6 million. It was an incredible weekend in China, with “Furious 8” taking in a record-breaking $63.9 million opening day. It went on to make $190 million in the country over the weekend — the biggest opening ever for a Hollywood movie there.