'The Fate Of The Furious' New York Premiere

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The Fate of the Furious” finished up its weekend debut as the biggest global opening in movie history.The eighth film in the popular “Fast and Furious” franchise racked up an estimated $532.5 million box office opening around the world this weekend, according to its studio Universal Pictures. “Fate of the Furious” box office totals beat the global record held by Disney’s “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” which made $529 million worldwide its opening weekend in 2015.

The film stars Vin Diesel, and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, and was directed by F. Gary Gray, who according to Univeral makes news of his own with highest-grossing opening for an African American director ever.

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