Sunday, January 10, 2016

STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Becomes Highest Grossing Domestic Film of All-Time!

I'm not one bit surprised! My kids (except the baby) have all seen it and my husband has gone twice!

Here are some stats:

Beat out Avatar as the highest grossing film in just 20 days!  

STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS debuted in the US and Canada on Dec. 18, its first two weeks pushing the domestic annual industry box office to an all-time high of $11B. It has set numerous individual records including:

·        Fastest film to reach $100M (21 hours), $200M (3 days), $300M (5 days), $400M (8 days), $500M (10 days), $600M (12 days), and $700M (16 days)
·        Biggest all-time debut and biggest December debut ($247.966M), propelling the industry to the biggest overall moviegoing weekend of all time ($313.3M for all films, Dec. 18-20)
·        Biggest second weekend of all time ($149.2M), propelling the industry to the biggest overall Christmas weekend of all time ($296.4M for all films, Dec. 25-27)
·        Biggest third weekend of all time ($90.2M)
·        Biggest Thursday preview gross ($57M)
·        Biggest Friday, opening, and single day ($119.1M)
·        Biggest Sunday ($60.55M), Monday ($40.1M), and Tuesday ($37.3M)
·        Biggest Christmas Day ($49.3M) and New Year’s Day ($34.39M)
·        Highest per-theater average for a wide debut ($59,982)
·        Biggest opening week ($390.85M)
·        Biggest IMAX debut ($30.1M) received product, press or compensation to facilitate this review. This post may contain affiliate links. We only give our honest opinions of products. This post is in accordance with the FTC 10 CFR, Part 255 concerning the use, endorsements or testimonials in advertising.

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