‘Fast X’ Jumps To the Top of the Box Office with the Biggest Global Debut of 2023

“Fast X,” the latest movie in the popular “Fast and Furious” franchise, had a successful opening weekend at the box office. According to estimates from Universal Pictures, the film made $67.5 million in the United States.

The movie performed in line with expectations, as early projections predicted it would earn over $60 million domestically. Internationally, “Fast X” brought in an impressive $251 million, resulting in a global total of nearly $319 million. The only other “Fast & Furious” film to surpass this international opening is “The Fate of the Furious” in 2017.

With its international debut, “Fast X” achieved the highest opening weekend of any movie in 2023 worldwide, ranking second only to Universal Pictures’ “The Super Mario Bros. Movie.”

The 10th installment in the “Fast and Furious” series surpassed Disney and Marvel Studios’ “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” at the box office, which earned $32 million in its third weekend and has now accumulated $266.5 million in North America.

Although “Fast X” received mixed reviews from critics, with a 54% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, audiences surveyed by CinemaScore gave it a B-plus grade.