Dwayne The Rock Johnson and Jason Statham seemed to have breathed life into a dying Fast and the Furious franchise with their spinoff film Hobbs and Shaw. The film has been received positively by audiences and is even doing well in terms of profits. It shows no signs of slowing down as the film celebrated being the top film for four weekends in a row.
Hobbs & Shaw sets new 2019 box office record for being the #1 movie in the world, for four weeks in a row.
Besting previous three week record held by Avengers, Spider-Man and Captain Marvel. The record was previously held by a trio a Marvel titles. Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man: Far From Home and Captain Marvel were all the top flicks at the box office for three consecutive weeks before getting knocked off. Hobbs & Shaw has now surpassed them though by maintaining the top position for four weekends in a row. It’s the first flick this year to do so and the accomplishment has Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson pumped.
Avengers: Endgame made $2.79 billion worldwide in its theatrical run. Hobbs & Shaw has hauled in $687 million worldwide. He recentally posted a video on his instagram account to thank all the support and love he recieved from his fans.
“Thank you guys so so much for the incredible love and the incredible support…that you’ve shown Hobbs & Shaw,” Johnson said in a video posted to his Instagram. “This past weekend, you made Hobbs & Shaw the number one movie in the world for four weekends in a row. That, ladies and gentleman, boys and girls, children of all ages, is a brand new 2019 record. The previous record held by our favorite super heroes: Avengers, Spider-Man, Captain Marvel. They held it for three weekends in a row and we have now set a new record. Four weekends in a row.”
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