Star Wars: The Force Awakens is now the highest-earning movie in North America. On Tuesday the movie reached $760. 5 million in sales. replacing ‘Avatar’ in the top spot.
J.J. Abrams movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens is officially the highest-grossing movie of all time in North America. The domestic record was previously held by James Cameron’s Avatar with sales that reached $758 million. The blockbuster released by Cameron held the title with a seven-month run in theaters. It only took the Star Wars Force Awakens 20 days to reach the milestone of top movie of all time in North America.
No other movie has been able to reach that number but the fact that it reached the $760.5 million dollar mark in only two-and-a-half weeks indicates the Star Wars sequel has only begun to set records around the world. The long-awaited debut of the movie came with a heavy advertising campaign. Countless sponsors and new merchandise can only lead to the movie’s path into movie money history.