Friday, February 5, 2016

'The Force Awakens' Surpasses $900 Million Domestically

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By: Dominic Jones

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is the highest grossing film domestically and today it increased it's lead dramatically, becoming the first film to surpass $900 Million domestically.  Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn released a statement about this monumental achievement, saying,

“This is a historic moment for Star Wars, for Lucasfilm, and for Disney, and all of us here are extremely gratified to be a part of this journey with fans around the world who have made Star Wars: The Force Awakens such an extraordinary success.  The film’s achievements are truly astounding, and it’s our great honor to relaunch this cinematic galaxy not only for all the devoted decades-long fans but for a new generation who will keep the Star Wars legacy alive for many years to come.”

The film is also expected to surpass $2 Billion internationally this weekend.  Today also marks the 50th day The Force Awakens has been in theaters.  Congrats to the cast and crew of The Force Awakens for this milestone!  

How many times have you seen The Force Awakens?  (I've seen it 12 times).  Let us know in the comments!


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