"Star Wars: Episode VII" came to US $ 1.39 billion mark worldwide and has the seventh highest grossing film history, surpassing "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2". The market expectation is that, at this pace, the film might pass the $ 2 billion next week, threatening the first of "Avatar" ($ 2.8 billion) as highest grossing of all time.
After "Avatar", as the 1st and next complete the list of the six highest-grossing film "Titanic" ($ 2.2 billion), "Jurassic World - The World of Dinosaurs" ($ 1.7 billion), "The Avengers" ( US $ 1.52 billion), "Furious 7" ($ 1.5 billion) and "Avengers: Age of Ultron" (US $ 1.4 billion).
In the US, the seventh film in the saga "Star Wars" reached the $ 750 million mark, surpassing "Jurassic World" (US $ 652 million) and "Titanic" (US $ 658.7 million), making it the second largest North American box office of all time (inflation disregarding).
On Friday, the title was again the most watched in the country, grossing $ 34 million.By the beginning of next week, it is expected that the film might pass the record for "Avatar" (US $ 760.5 million) and become the most profitable film of all time in the US market.
Among the records already hit by "The Force Awakening" are the biggest opening in the United States and the film that quickly surpassed $ 1 billion at the box office worldwide.
The new film takes place about 30 years after the events of "Return of the Jedi".After the fall of the Empire, the Resistance now have to fight another evil force, the First Order, while trying to discover the whereabouts of Luke Skywalker, you're gone.