Furious Finds Its $100M Fate
Easily wins the weekend, but falls far short of 'Furious 7'
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 16, 2017 11:00 AM CDT
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Charlize Theron and Vin Diesel in "The Fate of the Furious."   (Universal Pictures via AP)
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(Newser) Fate of the Furious sped its way to a $100.2 million opening weekend, enough for a No. 1 finish that was disappointing only when stacked up against Furious 7's $147.2 million opener, reports Forbes. The eighth installment scored big globally, notes Variety, with $532.5 million, easily topping the $250 million it reportedly took to make. Coming in at No. 2 was The Boss Baby with $15.5 million, while Beauty and the Beast took third with $13.6 million, reports the AP. In fourth, per Box Office Mojo, was Smurfs: The Lost Village, with $6.5 million, and Going in Style came in fifth with $6.35 million.

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