What year did the movie "Furious 7" premiere?
Furious 7 (also known as Furious Seven) is a 2015 American action film directed by James Wan and written by Chris Morgan. A sequel to 2013's Fast & Furious 6, it is the seventh installment in the Fast and the Furious franchise and stars Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Jordana Brewster, Djimon Hounsou, Kurt Russell and Jason Statham.
Furious 7 follows Dominic Toretto (Diesel), Brian O'Conner (Walker) and the rest of their team, who have returned to the United States to live normal lives after securing amnesty for their past crimes in Fast & Furious 6, until Deckard Shaw (Statham), a rogue special forces assassin seeking to avenge his comatose younger brother, puts the team in danger once again.
Furious 7 premiered in Los Angeles on April 1, 2015 and was theatrically released in the United States on April 3, 2015, playing in 3D, IMAX 3D and 4DX internationally. Upon release, the film became a critical and blockbuster success, with praise being aimed at the film's action sequences and its emotional tribute to Walker.
The film grossed $397.6 million worldwide during its opening weekend, which is the tenth highest-grossing opening of all time. The film has grossed over $1.5 billion worldwide, making it the highest-grossing film of the franchise after just twelve days, the third highest-grossing film of 2015 and the ninth highest-grossing film of all time.