The Fast and Furious franchise has up to now grossed $5.31 billion at the global box office, unadjusted for inflation. With the very first spin-off, Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw, in theatres and two more Fast films on the way, this box office behemoth is showing no signs of slowing down.
Fast and Furious remains Universal Pictures’ biggest franchise of all time. With a $60.8 million national introduction, Hobbs and Shaw is Dwayne Johnson’s sixth-biggest opening weekend so far – it is co-star Jason Statham’s third-biggest.
With Hobbs and Shaw Bringing in the crowds, it seems like the ideal time to check in and see where this newest entry ranks from the nine-strong franchise.
All figures are national unless stated otherwise and are unadjusted for inflation.
9. The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (Universal) 2006
Opening Weekend: $23.97 million
Final Box Office: $62.51 million
While this was the third installment of the Fast and the Furious franchise, It really takes place chronologically between the events of seventh and sixth movies. After looking in the first two movies, Paul Walker Brien O’Conner wasn’t the movie’s most important character – Lucas Black stepped to the lead character as Sean Boswell. Walker wasn’t the only lead from the prior movies that was missing since Vin Diesel’s Dominic Toretto merely appeared in a diminished role.
8. The Fast and the Furious (Universal) 2001
Opening Weekend:$40.09 million
Final Box Office: $144.53 million
Rob Cohen directed this first installment from the Fast and the Furious franchise. The film’s budget was an estimated $38 million, and it went on to gross $207.3 million globally. Audiences loved it, but critics gave it mixed reactions. As we all know, The Fast and the Furious spawned many sequels but has also inspired theme park attractions at Universal Studios in Hollywood and Orlando, and an animated show. That is where it all began.
7. 2 Fast 2 Furious (Universal) 2003
Opening Weekend: $50.47 million
Final Box Office: $127.15 million
Vin Diesel sat this one out, and the action switched from Los Angeles to Miami. Director Rob Cohen also didn’t return to helm the first movie in the franchise, alternatively known as Fast and Furious 2, and instead, the reins were handed to John Singleton. The film’s budget was twice that of the first movie, but the box office sadly wasn’t. Despite this, and very mixed reviews combined with a 36% score on Rotten Tomatoes, the studio stayed committed to the franchise.
6. Fast and Furious Gifts: Hobbs and Shaw (Universal) 2019
Opening Weekend: $60.8 million
Final Box Office: TBD
Even Though It fell short for its formerly anticipated domestic introduction of between $75 million and $115 million, Hobbs and Shaw’s $60.8 million opening weekend is still respectable – it’s also currently the eighth-best opening weekend box office of 2019. The first spin-off in the highly-lucrative Fast and Furious franchise have Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham taken centre stage. It cost $200 million to create, which means it’s the 2nd most expensive in the series behind The Fate of the Furious.
5. Fast and Furious (Universal) 2009
Opening Weekend: $70.95 million
Final Box Office: $155.06 million
Serving As a prequel and chronologically set after the second film but prior to the third, this fourth film in the franchise watched that the return of both Vin Diesel and Paul Walker. As a sort of a bridge from the first movie to a present-day/2009 setting, and with other key members of the original cast returning, and despite negative reviews from critics, audiences were onboard than ever. Fast and Furious was a box office hit that gave the franchise its main box global box office up to there.
4. Fast Five (Universal) 2011
Opening Weekend: $86.2 million
Final Box Office: $209.84 million
With A funding of $125 million and a global box office take of $626.1 million, Quick Five broke a number of box office records. It turned into the highest-grossing April opening weekend, the second-highest spring opening weekend and surpassing Fast and Furious to become the highest-grossing movie in the franchise. This was the fourth Quick movie to be directed by Justin Lin (he’s returned to helm the first film in the franchise, Fast and Furious 9) and has been the first to feature Dwayne’ The Rock’ Johnson.
3. Fast and Furious 6 (Universal) 2013
Opening Weekend: $97.38 million
Final Box Office: $238.68 million
Or known as Furious 6 or Fast Six, Luke Evans, Gina Carano, and Jason Statham, in a cameo role, joined the expanded cast on an expanded budget – that one cost a reported $160 million to create. Aside from the massive box office, it’s perhaps most noteworthy, tonally, for being the first movie in the series to move from the underground car-racing subject of the prior films. That decision didn’t negatively affect box office, giving the film the second biggest return in the franchise so far.
2. The Fate of the Furious (Universal) 2017
Opening Weekend: $98.79 million
Final Box Office: $226.01 million
The second movie in the franchise to gross over $1 billion at the box office worldwide, it set many new records to the studio behind the movie, Universal Pictures. Having a day-and-date launch in 64 lands, The Fate of the Furious earned $539.9 million within its five-day opening weekend – it was expected to gross between $375 million and $440 million at the span. Despite that, it’s not the highest-grossing from the franchise overall — domestically it puts third, but it’s the second-highest worldwide.
1. Furious 7 (Universal) 2015
Opening Weekend: $147.19 million
Final Box Office: $353.01 million
Furious 7, Led by James Wan, was the last movie in the franchise to start that the Late Paul Walker, who tragically died in a car crash while the movie was Still in production. Understandably, Universal announced a hiatus Production because they desired to talk with his household Figuring out what to do with the film. A commercial and critical success, With substantial praise for its tribute to Walker, Furious 7 Grossed $397.6 million worldwide in its first five days of release. It Became the highest-grossing movie after just 12 days in the franchise and Went on to gross $1.5 billion at the worldwide box office.