STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS surpasses $1 billion in record time!
This may not come as much of a surprise, but STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS has continued to smash Box Office records around the globe. The smash hit movie has hit $1 billion at the box office faster than any other movie in history.
According to the Associated Press, the movie has reached the money-milestone today – and it has happened far more quickly than people had expected. Already, THE FORCE AWAKENS now holds the record for biggest domestic opening and biggest worldwide opening, as well as the fastest movie to reach $1 billion – but that amount is still set to soar, as the film doesn’t open in China until January 9th, 2016.
Directed by J.J. Abrams, the movie stars Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Max Von Sydow.
There was no denying that the film was being touted as the biggest film of the year and it has certainly lived up to its hype. It is astonishing that it has only taken 12 days for STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS to reach $1 billion, beating out Jurassic World’s previous record of 13 days.
The cast and creators of the movie have been busy in recent weeks promoting the film and if you have missed out on their European Premiere red carpet interviews and their press conference, you can watch them here.
If you haven’t yet seen the film, what are you waiting for?! It is brilliant and if you don’t believe us, you can read our five-star review of the film here.