“F9” passes $250 Million Internationally

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“F9,” the latest installment in Universal’s high octane franchise, has crossed a major box office milestone internationally.

The film, starring Vin Diesel, John Cena and Michelle Rodriguez, surpassed the $250 million mark overseas, including a huge $203 million in China.

Of course, “F9” carries a massive production budget and will require outsized global ticket sales to turn a profit. The movie opens June 25 in the U.S., where it’s expected to be a big summer blockbuster.

In China, “F9” added another $8.8 million this weekend and overtook “Godzilla vs. Kong” as the highest-grossing Hollywood movie to release during the pandemic.

Outside of China, “F9” has pulled in solid receipts in Korea with $17.7 million to date and Russia with $15.8 million to date.