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Furious 7 ticket sales collection cross Rs 6,755 crores in 17 days

Furious 7 ticket sales

First Hollywood movie to gross Rs 100+ crores in India.

In a little over two weeks, Furious 7 ticket sales collection has managed to cross $1.08 billion (Rs 6,755 crores or Euro 999 million) mark. In India, this movie has become the first-ever Hollywood movie to cross the Rs 100 crore mark, and that too in just 8 days of premiere.

Furious 7 ticket sales

A thank you message to fans.

Starring Vin Diesel as Dominic Toretto, the late Paul Walker as Brian O’Conner and a newcomer – Jason Stathom as Deckard Shaw; Furious 7 is the first Universal Studios movie which has managed to cross the the $1 billion mark.

For reference – The movie which was highest grossing film at Universal Studios, a 103 year old film production company, before Furious 7, was E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial. This Steven Spielberg movie was released in 1982, and collected $435 million (Rs 2,720 crores) in ticket sales.

The $1 billion mark had only been broken by 19 movies, and Furious 7 is the 20th movie to breach that mark (and that too in record 17 days!). The other movies in this list includes –

Avatar at $2.78 billion,
Titanic at $2.18 billion,
The Avengers at $1.51 billion,
Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part 2 at $1.34 billion,
Frozen at $1.27 billion,
Iron Man 3 at $1.21 billion,
Transformers: Dark of the Moon at $1.12 billion,
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King at $1.11 billion,
Skyfall at $1.10 billion,
Transformers: Age of Extinction at $1.09 billion,
The Dark Knight Rises at $1.08 billion,
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest at $1.06 billion,
Toy Story 3 at $1.06 billion,
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides at $1.04 billion,
Jurassic Park at $1.02 billion,
Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace at $1.02 billion,
Alice in Wonderland at $1.02 billion,
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey at $1.01 billion,
Furious 7 at $1.008 billion (only film in the list which is currently playing); and
The Dark Knight at $1.006 billion.

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Furious 7 – The Team

Analysts have now predicted that the Furious 7 has a very good chance to enter the $2 billion league, and also break the all-time record of Avatar. What do you think? Will Furious 7 manage to become the highest grossing movie of all-time?


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A first drive in a manual rickety old van was enough to pave the road forward for Sagar Patel. When not driving or riding, his dexterity shifts gear to voice passion through words via reviews, and news, all the while, closely monitoring updates from the auto industry.

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