We have been discussing this over and over on how India is one of the best and growing markets for the Hollywood film industry. A lot of Hollywood films which releases in India are performing exceptionally well at the box office. In the current year itself, films like Avengers: Endgame, The Lion King, Captain Marvel, Spider-Man: Far From Home and Aladdin have gained immense success at the ticket counters out of which Endgame crossed the Rs 350-crore mark and The Lion King crossed Rs 100-crore mark.
Once again, as another Hollywood release is on its way, the expectations of the trade gurus are sky high. Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw is all set to release on August 2 and the reviews from the west are quite positive. The film is also performing well there. If we look at the performance of the three previous instalments of the franchise at the Indian box office, the seventh instalment Furious 7 that released in 2015 had crossed the Rs 100-crore mark. It collected Rs 104 crore. The ninth installment of Fast & Furious franchise, Hobbs & Shaw, is now also expected to enter the Rs 100-crore club and become the third Hollywood film of 2019 to cross that mark.
The week one collections of the sixth, seventh and eighth instalments of the franchise are Rs 34.52 crore, Rs 69.65 crore and Rs 64.67 crore respectively. The latest instalment is expected to cross Rs 70 crore in the first week itself. The seventh and eighth instalment of the Fast & Furious franchise had an eight-day week and nine-day week respectively and the upcoming film Hobbs & Shaw will have a seven-day week. Apart from that, another upcoming Hollywood release, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, is also a much-awaited film and it is all set to release on August 15.
Refer the table below to know the week one numbers of the last three films of the Fast & Furious franchise.
|The Fate Of The Furious||1st Day||2nd Day||3rd Day||4th Day||5th Day||6th Day||7th Day||8th Day||9th Day||1st Week|
|Furious 7||1st Day||2nd Day||3rd Day||4th Day||5th Day||6th Day||7th Day||8th Day||1st Week|
|Fast & Furious 6||Paid Preview||1st Day||2nd Day||3rd Day||4th Day||5th Day||6th Day||7th Day||Week|
- Bhavi Gathani