Beauty and the Beast and The Fate of the Furious have grossed over $1 billion, making them the 29th and 30th films, respectively, to reach the billion dollar mark and the 10th and 11th highest-grossing films of all time. Beauty and the Beast is also the first live-action musical film to cross the mark, as well as the second remake (after 2010's Alice in Wonderland).
Beauty and the Beast became the eighth film to gross more than $500 million in the U.S and Canada, joining Titanic (1997), The Dark Knight (2008), Avatar (2009), The Avengers (2012), Jurassic World (2015), Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) while The Fate of the Furious also became the sixth film to gross more than $1 billion outside of North America, joining Titanic (1997), Avatar (2009), Furious 7 (2015), Jurassic World (2015), and Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015).
2017 box office records Edit
In China, the country recorded a new single day record as well as an all-time admission high on Saturday, January 28, with over ¥755 million ($110 million) registering an admission of over 21 million moviegoers, beating the previous record of ¥647 million ($98.4 million) and 17 million admissions set the previous year. Both records were set on the first day of the Chinese New Year.
In May, China had its first consecutive monthly gain in box office revenue in more than a year, led by Indian film Dangal, followed by Hollywood film Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.
Indian cinema saw the creation of the 1000 crore club, with two Indian films, Baahubali 2: The Conclusion and Dangal, crossing the ₹1,000 crore (US$160 million) milestone in May.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe became the first film franchise to gross more than $11 billion with the release of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.
Film records Edit
Baahubali 2: The Conclusion was the first Indian film to cross the ₹1,000 crore (US$160 million) and ₹1,600 crore (US$250 million) marks, and briefly became the highest-grossing Indian film worldwide, before being overtaken by Dangal. Baahubali 2 is the highest-grossing film in India, where it has grossed ₹1,456 crore (US$230 million). Overseas,and worldwide ₹1,700 crore (US$260 million). it is the highest-grossing Indian film in the United States ($21 million), where it became the first Indian film to cross $20 million, as well as becoming the first Indian film to gross over $10 million in the United Arab Emirates.
Dangal became the highest-grossing Indian film and fourth highest-grossing non-English language film of all time, crossing ₹1,977 crore (US$310 million) worldwide, making it the first Indian film to gross $300 million worldwide. It is the first Indian film with an overseas gross exceeding $100 million and ₹1,000 crore, crossing ₹1,435 crore (US$220 million) in international markets, including ¥1.23 billion (US$185 million) in China and ₹39 crore (US$6.1 million) in Taiwan. In China, Dangal became one of the top 20 highest-grossing films of all time, the highest-grossing non-Hollywood foreign film (surpa