Fast and Furious 9 – 65% hit the world billboard with some uncertainty regarding revenue but that did not stop the flow of tickets in recent weeks. The film starring Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez and John Cena It has found a very special place in movie theaters and now we can say with certainty that it is the most successful in the pandemic so far. That’s how it is, F9 It has officially become the highest grossing installment in this long process.
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As he has done in his films in recent years, Fast and furious 9 gives us an unrealistic but very exciting show that connects well with the wishes of the viewers. We cannot expect well-developed or reflective situations from these films, but we can expect a chaotic journey in the company of the characters who are now like a type of superhero in their world, figures endowed with a talent for cars, money, family and faith. Especially the latter.
In accordance with Deadline, Fast and furious 9 has exceeded $ 700 million in global gross, a sum that other studios and films can only dream of. No one has been able to generate such income in Hollywood, not since the pandemic began that closed the doors of all theaters and condemned the 2020 premieres. In the midst of the health crisis, it is surprising how F9 has managed to come out ahead, not with the box office that usually reaches (more than a billion dollars), but with something that leaves the rest of the competition far behind. Not even Disney reached such numbers with its recent titles.
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The news outlet reports that some of the countries that have contributed to the success of Fast and furious 9 are Mexico (US $ 26 million), Japan (US $ 25 million), United Kingdom (US $ 22.6 million), Germany (US $ 20.7 million), South Korea (US $ 19.3 million), Russia (US $ 18 million), France (US $ 16.3 million), Australia (US $ 15.5 million), Brazil (US $ 13.6 million) and Spain (US $ 11 million). Although the pandemic is still present, fans of Fast and Furious remain faithful to the characters and the practice of filling it with millions with each new installment.
It is important to mention China, a country in which Fast and furious 9 it has raised more than US $ 200 million. In recent years, this long territory has become one of the most important sources of income in Hollywood, which is why the industry places so much importance on simple arguments that do not run the risk of being censured in China and therefore both potential money losses. The last film from the United States that exceeded US $ 200 million in the Asian giant was Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw – 83%, curiously.
The other Hollywood studios seem to be going to great lengths to get their movies to the top grossing, but the road is tough. Not even really expected titles like Black Widow – 87% O The suicide squad – 91% They have been able to achieve good benefits in theaters, all because the pandemic is still present in our lives and for many people the ideal alternative continues to be entertainment via streaming. Fast and furious 9 It seems to break with the above and at least got what it takes to recoup the investment and generate profits. How long will we see a really blockbuster movie that surprises everyone with its numbers despite the pandemic? Maybe Spider-Man: No Way Home becomes the chosen one, we’ll find out at the end of the year.
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