Star Wars 1st Day Collection SW Opening Box Office Weekend Business and Occupancy Report: The latest movie The Force Awakens of the StarWars franchise has been released worldwide. Prior to the release, the trade experts were busy in predicting the figures. But, as the film has released, it has shattered the opening records at the domestic level. (check: loafer collection.)
Speaking specifically of the first weekend, then the flick has raked in a total of $238 million and that too only in the United States. It has broken the previous record set by Jurassic World which minted $208.8 million. Going worldwide then, it has minted over $517 million and fell just short of Jurassic World which collected $524 million as the opening weekend collections. And as per the expectation, it will surpass the figures of the film.
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Let’s have a look over the records set by Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie.
- Biggest Thursday preview gross with $57 million
- Biggest Friday and biggest single-day gross with $120.5 million
- First film ever to post a single day over $100 million
- Fastest film to $100 million and $200 million
- Biggest December debut (nearly 3 times previous record of $84.6 million)
- Biggest IMAX Thursday night preview ($5.7 million), single-day ($14 million, Friday), and weekend ($30.1 millions)
- Highest theater average for a wide release ($57,568)
Not only in the US, it has become the highest opening weekend grosser in countries likes of Australia, Russia, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Austria, Poland, Denmark, Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria, Croatia, Ukraine, Iceland, Serbia, New Zealand.
Furthermore, it has proved to be that 2nd biggest weekend opener in nations like France, Belgium, Israel, and Chile. It can said same for the business in the UK, but here it enjoyed 4 day long extended weekend. Adding to its records, it registered the biggest worldwide IMAX debut collecting $48 million. It is slated to release in Greece and India on 24th December 2015 and China on January 9.Star Wars 1st Day Collection SW Opening Box Office
However, it will be interesting to see if it can become the highest grosser of all times or not by smashing all the box office records. Though, the film is getting repeated viewerships but not at the level of Titanic or Avatar. These two films have been at the top two spots in the domestic and international markets. Meanwhile, Star Wars is kind off a niche movie which everyone doesn’t appreciate.
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There is no doubt that it will continue to earn in hundreds of millions of dollars, but the main thing to be watched for is that if it will be able to reach at the top of the box office charts or not. As of now, it is running in over 4000 theaters.
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