Star Wars: The Force Awakens passes Furious 7 and The Avengers at the worldwide box office
On Monday, Star Wars: The Force Awakens added $8 million domestically and $14.5 million internationally for a total of $22.5 million. The film has now earned $750.2 million in North America and $786.1 million overseas for a worldwide total of $1.536 billion.
Domestically, Star Wars: The Force Awakens is already the #1 movie of 2015 to date and the #2 movie of all-time, behind only Avatar ($760.5 million). Internationally, Star Wars: The Force Awakens is already the #5 movie of 2015 to date. Globally, Star Wars: The Force Awakens is now the #2 movie of 2015 to date (passing Furious 7‘s $1.515 billion) and is now the #4 movie of all-time (passing Furious 7 ($1.515 billion) and Marvel’s The Avengers ($1.519 billion)).
The only three films still ahead of Star Wars: The Force Awakens worldwide are Jurassic World with $1.669 billion, Titanic with $2.186 billion and Avatar with $2.788 billion.
The international totals so far are as follows:
United Kingdom $146.9M
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.[Gallery not found]