Boxoffice records of Hollywood films in Pakistan reveal Fast and Furious series as the undisputed winner among them all. The film leads with a significant margin from other releases. Furious 7 released back in 2015 and it became the first film of its time to hit 2.5 crores mark on its opening day.

Furious 7 collected a little under 2.7 crores on its opening day and its weekend went over 7.5 crores mark, creating a new benchmark at the boxoffice. However, the film’s record of the Weekend was broken by Jawani Phir Nahi Ani later that year whereas its Opening day record was toppled by Sultan next year. Sultan also broke the opening Week record held by Furious 7.

Captain Marvel Week 1 Box Office Collection: Impressive

In 2017, we saw the release of Furious 7’s sequel and it opened with numbers well over the 3 crore mark. While no English film had previously opened with even 2 crore, Fast and Furious surpassed films of acclaimed stars such as Salman, Shah Rukh and Aamir Khan. Hollywood films used to struggle for even a 1 crore opening back then however Fast and Furious series set new records.

BoxOffice History of Marvel in Pakistan

Stats depict that besides Fast and Furious series, no Hollywood film came close to becoming a major boxoffice grosser. However, for the very first time we saw a Hollywood film other than Fast and Furious series take a massive start, last year. Avengers: Infinity War opened with around 2.4 crore approx on its first day and it literally put the boxoffice on fire.

Avengers: Endgame Set To Create History With Its Advance

Now a year later we are nearing the release of Avengers Endgame. This film should easily top the opening numbers of Infinity War. However the big question is, can it beat the numbers of Fast and Furious series? We shall find out that in the next few days!

Film Trade Analyst.


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