Saturday, December 26, 2015
As I’m sure everyone is aware, STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS is now playing in theaters everywhere! If you haven’t seen it yet, I promise it will live up to your wildest expectations!
Don't believe me? The film set a new all-time domestic debut record with an estimated $238M and with a five-day international debut of $279M, the film has taken in $517M globally.
Want the stats?
This new Star Wars has crushed several all-time domestic box office records, including:
· biggest Thursday preview gross - $57M.
· biggest Friday and single-day gross - $120.5M.
· first film ever to post a single day over $100M.
· fastest film to $100M and $200M.
· biggest December debut (nearly 3 times previous record of $84.6M).
· biggest IMAX Thursday night preview ($5.7M), single-day ($14M, Friday), and weekend ($30.1M).
· highest theater average for a wide release ($57,568).
STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS debuted day-and-date internationally in nearly every market (except Greece and India, which open Dec. 24, and China, which opens Jan. 9) and set records in many including:
· biggest opening weekend of all time in UK (4-day), Australia, Russia, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Austria, Poland (3-day), Denmark (5-day), Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria, Croatia, Ukraine, Iceland, Serbia, New Zealand. Second biggest opening weekend in France, Belgium, Israel, Chile.
· biggest IMAX global debut of $48M.
The Force is strong with critics and audiences everywhere, whose enthusiastic reactions have powered a 95% Rotten Tomatoes score and an excellent A CinemaScore, with an A+ among women and younger audiences.
WOW! That's a lot of light saber fans watching the movie.
Enjoy the photos and printable and, if you haven't yet, enjoy the film!
Visit the official STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS website.