‘The Fate of the Furious’ tops the North American box office with $100.2M

Actor Vin Diesel appears backstage with his award for Favorite Movie and Favorite Action Movie for "Furious 7" during the 42nd annual People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles on January 6, 2016. The sequel "The Fate of the Furious" is the No. 1 movie in North America this weekend. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo

April 16 (UPI) — “The Fate of the Furious,” the high-octane, action picture starring Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson, is the No. 1 movie in North America, earning $100.2 million in receipts this weekend, BoxOfficeMojo.com announced Sunday.

Coming in at No. 2 with $15.5 million is “The Boss Baby,” followed by “Beauty and the Beast” at No. 3 with $13.6 million, “Smurfs: The Lost Village” at No. 4 with $6.5 million and Going in Style at No. 5 with $6.4 million.

Rounding out the top tier are “Gifted” at No. 6 with $3 million, “Get Out” at No. 7 with $2.92 million, “Power Rangers” at No. 8 with $2.85 million, “The Case for Christ” at No. 9 with $2.7 million and “Kong: Skull Island” at No. 10 with $2.67 million.


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