Star Wars: The Force Awakens Christmas Eve box office brings $27 million
Even on Christmas Eve, there’s no stopping the awakening in the Force.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens earned another $27.6 million at the box office on Thursday, according to estimates from Disney.
Movie-going traditionally dips on Christmas Eve, but those numbers still helped bring the film’s domestic total to $391 million. After just one week in theaters, The Force Awakens has already become the No. 3 movie of 2015 domestically.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens has been continuously breaking records since its Dec. 18 release. Earlier this week, it became the fastest movie in history to hit $300 million, reaching that number in just five days (the previous record holder, Jurassic World, did it in eight).
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Internationally, Star Wars: The Force Awakens made an additional $20 million on Dec. 24, bringing its global box office total to an estimated $813.5 million.