Star Wars Cuts Ultron’s Strings, Sets Sights on Jurassic World
While Star Wars: The Force Awakens, is tearing up the box office charts, one stat in particular is opening eyes and raising eyebrows. Currently, Star Wars is only $20 million away from passing Avatar at the domestic box office.
Disney is estimating an $88.3 million weekend, which brings the film up to $740.2 million after only 17 days in theaters. It’s the fastest film to cross $700 million domestically, doing in 16 days what took Avatar 72. The film has broken 40 box office records (and those are just the records BoxOfficeMojo officially tracks at this time) and is currently the sixth highest grossing release worldwide with an estimated $1.51 billion. It will be in fourth place by the close of business tomorrow night.
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