Star Wars: The Force Awakens Reaches $1 Billion Box Office At Record Speed — Find Out WHO Is Giving It Record Ticket Sales!
The seventh installment of the space adventure just earned $1 billion at the box office, and completed the feat with record-breaking speed!
Disney announced that The Force Awakens reached the billion dollar mark on Sunday, after only 12 days in theaters!
The last movie to reach $1 billion at similar speed was Jurassic World, which reached the same mark in 13 days back in June. But Universal's dinosaur adventure had the benefit of record earning in China — whereas Star Wars won't be opening in the world's second-largest movie market until January 9!
Disney distribution president Dave Hollis said that repeat viewings and more mass appeal — especially to women and families — is a huge reason more tickets have sold, explaining: