The Gary Gary-directed movie “The Fate and the Furious” grossed over $300 million at the global box office in just one month. “Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2” missed out on the top spot at the Canadian and North American box office, coming in third place with $36 million behind “Beauty and the Beast” and “Alien: Covenant,” which grossed $40 million and $37 million in the opening weekend.

Also celebrating a milestone this year is “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” ($714 million), becoming the seventh highest-grossing MCU film.

‘The Fate of the Furious’

“The Fate of the Furious” is a 2017 Hollywood movie directed by F. Gary Gary and scripted by Chris Morgan. It is the eighth film in “The Fast and the Furious” series, featuring Vin Diesel, Scott Eastwood, Kurt Russell, Dwayne Johnson, Nathalie Emmanuel, Tyrese Gibson, and Jason Statham in the leading characters.

The Fate of the Furious” is scheduled to be released on DVD, Digital HD, and Blu-ray this July. As of May 23, 2017, the film made over $219 million in the United States and Canada and up to $991 million in other countries against a production budget of $240 million. The movie was projected to earn $350 million in the opening weekend, but it ended up earning over $530 million from 22,000 screens.

‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’

Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2” is one of the major hits of 2017. This superhero movie is based on the MCU team named as Guardians of the Galaxy, co-produced by Walt Disney and Marvel Studios. “Galaxy Volume 2” stars Chris Pratt, Bradley Cooper, Dave Bautista, Michael Rooker, Zoe Saldana, Vin Diesel, Elizabeth Debicki, and Sylvester Stallone.

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In North America, the movie was released in 4,340 theaters, and earned over $40 million in the opening weekend. As of May 21, 2017, “Galaxy Volume 2” has made $300 million in the US and Canada and over $259 million worldwide. It received positive reviews from critics and audiences, with some of them praising its visual effects and others are admiring the film’s star cast.

‘Beauty and the Beast’

No doubt, “Beauty and the Beast” is one of the major hits of the year. The film is directed by Bill Condon and written by Stephen Chbosky. It is a joint project of Mandeville Films and Walt Disney Pictures. “Beauty and the Beast” features an assemble cast led by Dan Stevens and Emma Watson.

Luke Evans, Guru Raw, Stanley Tucci, Josh Gad, Kevin Kline, Audra McDonald, and Ian McKellen play the supporting characters. As of May 21, 2017, “Beauty and the Beast” has made over $495 million in Canada and the US and over $730 million in other territories against a budget of $150 million.