With its release in preview last Thursday in the United States, the latest installment of the Star Wars saga has already reached a record entry with more than 57 million raised. A record that also beats that of the former owner,
With its release in preview last Thursday in the United States, the latest installment of the Star Wars saga has already reached an input record with over 57 million raised. A record that also beats that of the former owner, Harry Potter had already exploded the American box office.
“ Wake of force ” raked ‘ beyond $ 120 million “recipes for this launch day in the US and Canada, Disney said Friday night. Upon opening night, Thursday night, the first “ Star Wars ” in ten years had collected 57 million dollars in revenue in North American theaters.
A record that will continue this weekend
The new record set with the seventh installment of the saga Star Wars “the Force Awakening” comes therefore take the place of “Deathly Hallows,” the final installment of the film Harry Potter who had collected 43.5 million dollars at its output. Now this record made aware of the launch party will surely continue this weekend with American theaters charged world of enthusiasts as curious. Disney who orchestrated masterfully marketing the new installment in the galactic saga, this table of 215 million dollars of revenue over the whole weekend.
A slightly more mixed record in France
In France, for cons, no record has yet been established with the last out of Star Wars. Indeed, part of the 24th James Bond “Spectrum” seems to be good and remains the holder of the previous record of French box office. However, the output component 7 of the wise Science Fiction in France has nevertheless attracted over 619,200 viewers in just one day. This also promises a good attendance at the cinema during the weekend and the coming week.
But for this weekend launch, the Forces of Star Wars will have to compete with the latest installment of Jurassic Park Steven Spielberg who had been incredibly successful when it was released last spring by garnering worldwide more than 512 million.
Do better that Avatar
Chances for the first Star Wars in ten years to exceed two billion global revenues bar are nevertheless “very real,” said Paul Dergarabedian.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens , directed by JJ Abrams for an estimated budget of $ 200 million, even has the potential to dethrone “Avatar”. “It’s the strongest candidate we’ve seen in ages,” says Jeff Bock, analyst with Exhibitor Relations specialist company.
Boosted by excellent reviews, the latest of epic created by George Lucas “could maybe … I mean maybe … become the film with highest grossing of all time,” he added.
The success of the latest Star Wars, whose plot starts thirty years after the end of the Return of the Jedi , is certainly on track to propel 2015 in historic areas for the North American box office, after the blockbusters Jurassic World and Avengers: Age of Ultron , Inside Out , etc.
Star Wars:. the first album was released in 1977
Disney, which bought Lucasfilm, the company of George Lucas, for four billion in 2012, reaping the fruits of its investment. He planned three other films on the odyssey of the Jedi and the evil forces of the First Order, not counting the billions expected sales of derivatives declined to infinity.
Star Wars, which the first game was released in 1977, tells the story of a rebellion and a family of “Jedi” knights talented mid-mid-wise supernatural powers, the famous Force, which tries to save the galaxy from an evil Empire.
This saga mixes humor, science fiction, fantasy with a touch of romance, success which even George Lucas did not believe, brings together millions of fans worldwide, seven to 77 years. Star Wars: The Force Awakens main mission was to project the saga to the future after a second trilogy widely criticized in the early 2000s managed Pari
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