Fast & Furious 6 Passes $500 Million in Record Time for Universal

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Universal Pictures today announced that Fast & Furious 6 has become the fastest film to climb to $500 million at the worldwide box office in the studio’s history.

Fast & Furious 6 raced into the box office as number one in all 60 territories where it opened and held first position worldwide for two weeks in a row. The sixth film in the franchise scored Universal’s highest-grossing opening weekend of all time and the biggest for Universal’s homegrown “Fast & Furious” franchise. To date, the film has grossed $180.3 million in North America and $342.2 million internationally, with yesterday’s grosses pushing the film past $500 million worldwide.

Directed by Justin Lin, Fast & Furious 6 starsVin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Jordana Brewster, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Sung Kang, Gal Gadot, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Elsa Pataky, Luke Evans and Gina Carano.