UPDATE 1-Box Office: 'Furious 7' Destroys Records With $143.6 Million Debut

April 5, 2015 6:57 PM

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LOS ANGELES, April 5 (Variety.com) - "Furious 7" raced to the top of the domestic box office, picking up a massive $143.6 million in its opening weekend.

That establishes a new high-water mark for the month of April, blowing past the $95 million debut of "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," and stands as the highest-grossing kick-off for any film in the "Fast and Furious" franchise. It also ranks ninth among the top ten openings in history.

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