"Fast Five" Races to Number One at the Box Office

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The latest movie in the Fast & The Furious film franchise has raced to the top of the U.S. box office with the biggest opening of 2011. Fast Five, which stars regulars Paul Walker and Vin Diesel and newcomer Dwayne... 000_009_738_sequels

The latest movie in the Fast & The Furious film franchise has raced to the top of the U.S. box office with the biggest opening of 2011.

Fast Five, which stars regulars Paul Walker and Vin Diesel and newcomer Dwayne Johnson, took in $83.6 million over the weekend to score the biggest debut in the franchise's history.

The film also set a record for the best April debut ever, breaking the previous mark set by the fourth Fast & The Furious movie, which opened with $71 million in 2009.

Director Justin Lin's Fast Five is also doing big business around the globe, making and extra $81.4 million overseas.

Here's the top 5 from this weekend:

1. Fast Five $83.6M
2. Rio $14.4M
3. Madea's Big Happy Family $10.1M
4. Water for Elephants $9.12M
5. Prom $5M

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