Star Wars: The Force Awakens Sets Record For Highest Box Office Debut

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens makes biggest debut

Disney’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens, finally opened in cinemas after much anticipation, and it recorded the biggest opening weekend in history.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens makes biggest debut
Star Wars: The Force Awakens makes biggest debut

The movie, the latest installment in the iconic Star Wars franchise, grossed $238 million in its opening weekend in North America, good enough to break the previous record of $208.8 million belonging to Jurassic World.

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It grossed $517 million worldwide, second to only Jurassic World’s $524.9 million, despite the fact that it hasn’t been released in the huge Chinese market.

“Our sole focus has been creating a film that delivers that one-of-a-kind Star Wars experience, and director J.J. Abrams, Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy, and the Lucasfilm team have outdone themselves,” Walt Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn said in a statement.

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