Star Wars: The Force Awakens added $70.8 million globally on Monday
In case you thought Star Wars: The Force Awakens was going to slow down at the worldwide box office, the Lucasfilm release surprised again on Monday with another $31.4 million domestically and $39.4 million internationally for a global total of $70.8 million for the day. That means the film has already brought in $571.4 million domestically and $589.7 million overseas for a worldwide total of $1.161 billion.
Domestically, Star Wars: The Force Awakens is already the #2 movie of 2015 to date and the #5 movie of all-time. Internationally, Star Wars: The Force Awakens is already the #6 movie of 2015 to date. Globally, Star Wars: The Force Awakens is now the #4 movie of 2015 to date (passing Minions $1,157 million) and the #10 movie of all-time (passing Transformers: Age of Extinction ($1,104 million), Skyfall ($1,109 million), The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King ($1,120 million), Transformers: Dark of the Moon ($1,124 million) and Minions ($1,157 million).
Here are the International totals to date by territory:
United Kingdom $107.4M
The film will open in China on January 9.
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. Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams and Bryan Burk produced the film with Tommy Harper and Jason McGatlin serving as executive producers. The screenplay is by Lawrence Kasdan & J.J. Abrams and Michael Arndt.