Box- US Office: Star Wars – The Force Wake crushes the record for the best start
By Maximilian Pierrette ▪ Sunday, December 20, 2015 – There is 1 hour and 55 minutes
The tidal tide waited taken place: for its opening weekend in the US, “Star Wars – The Force Awakening “garnered $ 238 million in revenue and a new record on the matter.
Steven Spielberg sees him as the future biggest hit of all time. And if he will have to wait a few weeks to see if Avatar will be dethroned, Star Wars – The Force Wake a little in favor of the father of ET by atomizing the record for the best start in history in the United States, with 238 million dollars in revenues * for its first weekend. 30 more than Jurassic World, previous number one in this area
American box office of 18 to 20 December, 2015. Top 5
Sixth film of the year 2015 to start beyond $ 100 million, of the 34 who managed this performance in 13 years, the new episode of the intergalactic saga carries a stratospheric score if although the term “cardboard” seems a little low. In the space of three days, the film has almost as reported last Hunger Games in a month.
Leader since its release, the film by Francis Lawrence has also finally gave his throne, and even finishes off the podium, behind two other innovations: Alvin and the Chipmunks – A full speed, which achieves a lower start than the 3 previous games; Sisters and comedy led by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. Which did indeed were not deprived of parody Star Wars
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Elsewhere in the rankings, and Creed. – Importantly – Arlo The Voyage of approaching the $ 100 million cap on US soil, even if the last baby Pixar disappoints in terms of numbers, while some analysts predicted it an even more successful than Vice Versa this summer. The animation is nevertheless better off than in the middle of the ocean, which is already not far from sinking, while two Indian works close this Top 10: Dilwale and Bajirao Mastani, which offer beautiful average per copy.
As such, we also note the good performance of The Big Short, 19th this week but to be credited to an average of 43,750 dollars on the 8 screens showing, pending its wide release on Christmas Day.
* The figures mentioned in the article are estimates released Sunday evening by the specialist firm Exhibitor Relations and announced by the site to Box Office Mojo.
With this record, the team of “Star Wars” will be more like singing:
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