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'Furious 7' Is Making Insane 'Harry Potter' Money At The Box Office

AKA, "Furious 8" is totally 100 percent happening.

"Furious 7," in addition to being super awesome, is already exhausting movie theater ushers and speeding its way towards a record-breaking opening weekend.

The Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Dwayne Johnson, and of course the late Paul Walker-led film burned serious rubber on its first Friday at the box office, earning $67.3 million during its first 24 hours of release, according to Forbes. This not only puts the film on track to easily speed past its predecessor, "Fast and Furious 6" ($97 million), it also opens the film up for what could be a $168 million opening weekend, which would only put the film behind "The Avengers," "Iron Man 3" and "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2."

The craziest part is, when it comes to Friday numbers only -- that is, when you subtract the amount of money made by Thursday night's midnight showings -- "Furious 7" actually beats the final "Harry Potter" movie, which is why Forbes is predicting the bold, $168 million figure.

However, even if the film doesn't reach those astronomical heights -- Variety predicted a more modest $140 million as of Friday, April 3 -- it would still be one of the highest openings in cinema history, and it will easily break "American Sniper"'s 2015 record as the number one opening weekend of 2015, with $89,269,066.

How's that for the power of sticking with family, Dom Toretto?