F9 is “projected to finish its China run with $211 million — a big number but just a little more than half as much as ‘The Fate of the Furious’ earned in China in 2017,” reports the far-left Hollywood Reporter.
Until F9 co-star John Cena opened his stupid mouth last week and squeaked out an apology to China’s dictators for accurately describing the country of Taiwan as a “country,” this insanely successful franchise, that is now 20-years-old, had astutely avoided politics.
But now the franchise is marred by Cena’s craven spinelessness, and all for nothing. F9, the franchise’s latest installment, is smoking hot death at China’s box office.
After two weekends in release, F9 fizzled in week two with a collapse of 85 percent. As of now, China’s generated just $136 million in box office and is expected to hit the finish line with just $211 million.
By comparison, Furious 7 and The Fate