Star Wars box office crosses $600 million domestically in record time
The Force continues to shatter box office records, and now Star Wars: The Force Awakens can add another milestone to its roster. As of Tuesday, it has now soared past $600 million at the domestic box office in record time, according to estimates from Disney.
By hitting $600.9 million on the 12th day of its release, it breaks the previous record of 36 days set by Jurassic World.
In addition to being the fastest film to hit $1 billion at the global box office, The Force Awakens ranks as the No. 2 movie of 2015 domestically and the fifth biggest domestic movie of all time, surpassing The Dark Knight. Globally, the film has become the ninth biggest movie ever, passing Iron Man 3.
Since its Dec. 18 release, the film has broken multiple records, including having the biggest Christmas Day opening of all time and the biggest global opening of all time. Head here for more on the film’s record-breaking run.