“The films in this series have been perfect matches for 4DX and, in addition to the box office success, have led to incredible feedback from global fans,” said Byung Hwan Choi, CEO of CJ 4DPLEX
Seoul, South Korea (PRWEB)
May 23, 2017
CJ 4DPLEX, the world’s leading 4D cinema company, revealed today that the international blockbuster “The Fate of the Furious” is the most watched 4DX film of 2017, and is expected to soon surpass the 1.5 million attendance mark. The box office success was driven by the best opening week performance in 4DX history, reaching 760,000 moviegoers – 31% more than the first week attendance for 2015’s “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (580,000) in 2015.
The 1.5 million 4DX admissions milestone has only previously been achieved by “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”(1.8 million). Four other films have exceeded 1 million 4DX admissions: 2015’s “Jurassic World,” “Furious 7” and “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” and 2016’s “Captain America: Civil War.”
In overall worldwide success, “The Fate of the Furious” had the biggest global opening of all time with $542 million in global box office performance. As a result, “The Fate of the Furious” today ranks as the third most watched 4DX film of all time, trailing close behind “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and “Jurassic World.” The film, starring Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Kurt Russell, and Charlize Theron, and directed by F. Gary Gray, is currently continuing its run in 4DX theatres around the world.
“The Fate of the Furious” in 4DX was highly-anticipated, following the success of “Furious 7” in the immersive format, which features motion seats and…