Star Wars: The Force Awakens Smashes Box-Office Records With Over Half Billion Dollars

Posted: Dec 21 2015, 9:50pm CST | by , in News | Latest Movie News


Star Wars: The Force Awakens smashes Box-Office Records with over Half Billion Dollars
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  • Star Wars Record at the Box Office remains Unbeaten

Star Wars: The Force Awakens has taken in an estimated $238 million in its first weekend in the US while its worldwide earnings are $517 million.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens gained a worldwide audience response that surpassed the $517 million mark. Internationally, it garnered $279 million. As for the domestic grossing factor it was about $238 million, according to Rentrak.

The Force Awakens has already broken the previous $91.1 million record for opening day previews. The record was set by Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 in 2011.

This latest edition of Star Wars sure made it into the pantheon of the all-time great cinematic experiences. At the second place lies Mojin: The Lost Legend. This movie earned $85 million at the box office both on a global level and internationally too. 

The fact that the queues for Star Wars: The Force Awakens were long and noisy shows that it broke box office records. And the audiences sure were enthusiastic about this movie.

They anticipated the thrill and interesting plot of the film. The movie Sisters was there at more than $15 million globally. And its international audience rewarded it with tickets that amounted to $1.8 million.

As for the domestic grossed amount, it was more than $13 million. Alvin and the Chipmunks was at #5 with $14.4 million raked in at the global level and the domestic platform. 

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay was at the #6 rank. It pulled in $13 million, $7.8 million and $5.6 million in all three slots: the global, the international and the domestic sphere.

The Good Dinosaur attracted audiences who garnered it $13, $9 and $4 million in the three slots. The movie The Himalayas earned about $8 million on every front. Spectre raked in $7, $6 and $1 million. Krampus has a $5, $1.8 and $3.7 million score.

The movie Creed bagged about $5 million on both the global and the domestic dimensions. And finally, Bridge of Spies garnered $4 million in global and international box office record sales. And domestically it raked in just $226,000.  

The Star Wars narrative revolves around a scavenger and a stormtrooper who wind up in the same boat. And they are in for an adventure of a lifetime. Lupita Nyong’o is in it and so is Harrison Ford. Also Carrie Fisher stars in the series.

Movies come and movies go. But some of them stand out from the crowd. Star Wars: The Force Awakens is one of them. The new Star Wars move has just begun to make cinema history.

The narrative is so interesting and fast-paced that it keeps the audience members on the edge of their seats. The story is about an odd couple that get caught in the same old boat. And it shows how the greatest journey begins with a single step. Watch it, for it is worth seeing! 

Star Wars: The Force Awakens has already broken multiple box office records. The Force Awakens is expected to bring in billions in merchandise and home entertainment. Until then fans can catch the most anticipated film in the galaxy at their nearest theaters.

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