Fast And Furious 9 or F9 is another Fast & Furious franchise's ninth American action film directed by Justin Lin, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Daniel Casey, which is also a sequel to The Fate of the Furious (2017), the ninth main installment, and the tenth full-length film released overall in the Fast & Furious franchise. Fast & Furious 9 starring Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, John Cena, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Nathalie Emmanuel, Sung Kang, Michael Rooker, Helen Mirren, Kurt Russell, and Charlize Theron in the main roles. Here is Fast And Furious 9 (F9) movie first-week performance worldwide on the box office, which makes it the fourth highest-grossing film of 2021.
Fast And Furious 9 (F9) First Week Box Office Collection: Based on Characters by Gary Scott Thompson, F9 really sets more records this year in 2021. Over its international opening weekend, it was predicted to gross $160–180 million from eight countries, including China, Russia, and South Korea.
It went on to debut at $163 million, the biggest international opening since the pandemic began in March 2020. It also set the pandemic record for IMAX gross ($14 million), and was the second-biggest May international opening ever, despite playing in 26 fewer countries than the current record holder, Captain America: Civil War.
The top markets from the weekend were China ($136 million; the second biggest-ever opening of the franchise in the country), South Korea ($9.9 million), Russia ($8.3 million), Saudi Arabia ($2.67 million), and the UAE ($2.64 million).
In its second weekend of international release, Fast And Furious 9 made $30.8 million, including $20.3 million (-85%) in China and $3.7 million (-42%) in South Korea.
First reviews of the Fast & Furious 9 movie were mixed, with praise to its plot and Lin's direction but criticism for its unrealistic action sequences. It has grossed over $229 million worldwide, making it the fourth highest-grossing film of 2021.
F9 movie releases in South Korea on May 19 this year and is set to be released in the United States on June 25, 2021.