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Movies – 10 Highest Grossing Openings of all time

Fast and Furious 8

How many tickets can the movie sell in the first weekend of its release? How many units can it move in its first week? How much can it gross during its theatrical run? These are questions Hollywood Execs ask before they sign off on movies. These are the thoughts that go into the making of many big budget movies we troop to the cinema to watch. And more often than not, these movies; especially the good ones earn a ton of money – win win.

Now, as Fast and Furious 8 broke the record for the highest grossing opening weekend of all time this past weekend, we take a look at 10 of the Highest Grossing Openings of all time.

  1. Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011) – $382,425,000

  1. Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) – $392,471,109

  1. Marvel’s The Avengers (2012) – $392,538,708

  1. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) – $394,022,354

  1. Furious 7 (2015) – $397,627,459

  1. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) – $422,507,347

  1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011) – $483,189,427

  1. Jurassic World (2015) – $524,909,010

  1. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) – $528,966,675

  1. The Fate of the Furious (2017) – $531,986,705

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Which of these movies have you (not) seen? Which is your favorite?

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