Los Angeles - Furious 7 surged ahead of its North American box office competition for a third straight week, taking in an estimated $29m to hit the $1bn in worldwide ticket sales.
The strong weekend showing gives the car racing action flick a $294m haul in the US and Canada since its release and giving the movie certifiable blockbuster status.
The franchise of all seven Fast and Furious films has brought in a record-breaking $3.39bn, NBCUniversal said.
Slapstick comedy Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 debuted in the second spot with $24m in estimated sales and stars Kevin James as the hapless, scooter-driving security guard.
Another newcomer, Unfriended, took third on the charts with $16m in sales, box office tracker Exhibitor Relations said.
The social media horror flick starring Heather Sossaman finds a chat room of friends haunted by an online account of a dead friend.
Animated children's film Home, about an unpopular space alien forced to flee his own kind, earned the fourth spot on the chart with $10.3m in estimated sales.
The film, featuring the voices of celebrities Rihanna and Jennifer Lopez, has brought in $142.6m overall.
In its second week, romance novel adaptation The Longest Ride, brought in $6.85m for the fifth spot following its third place debut. The movie stars Scott Eastwood, the son of actor-director Clint Eastwood.
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