Fast & Furious shatters box office records

So we’re pretty sure that if you read eGMCarTech you went out and saw “Fast & Furious” this weekend. Well, apparently many are surprised that the movie raked in $72.5 million since its opening day – making it the No. 1 movie at the box office. We’re not so surprised since the movie was everything we expected and more.

The fourth installment in the series also shattered a lot of records including the best April opening ever, the best Universal Pictures opening ever (in three-days), Best F&F franchise opening ever and the best opening so far in 2009. It was also the Best opening for the stars of the movie including Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, and Jordana Brewster, as well as for director Justin Lin.

The movie also holds the best opening ever for a car-themed movie beating out “Car” $60.1 million opening. Let us know what you thought of “Fast & Furious” in the comments section below.

– By: Omar Rana

Source: CNN