long-awaited new episode of “Star Wars,” “The Awakening forces”, by all indications, it may break the record box office of the first days of hire in the United States. This was stated by the company Disney.
According to preliminary data, revenues from tickets for the opening weekend of $ 238 million. It has more than 208 million US dollars, which in the first days of hire has collected film “World Jurassic” in June 2015.
These Disney suggests that the global box office for the first three days of “The Awakening force “has already collected 517 million US dollars, which is still less than the current record, also set the movie” Jurassic World “.
On the other hand, compare the performance of the two champions is not entirely correct. “Jurassic World” was released in the Chinese rolled simultaneously with the world. Premiere of “The Awakening forces” in China is expected only on 9 January. Meanwhile, it is China – the second biggest in the world of film distribution market after the US.
But the new “Star Wars” in the account and other box office records. In the US and Canada, with revenues of $ 57 million for the first night of premier tape he broke the record for the film “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows”, 2011, to collect only 43.5 million dollars. In the UK and Ireland “Awakening forces” at the box office in the premiere night and in the early days of hire also surpassed Potter.
Analysts suggest that the space saga could become the highest grossing film in history.
The first film of the epic was released in rent in May 1977 and was a huge box office success.
The movie “Star Wars: The Awakening forces” tells about events that occurred 30 years after the previous one, the sixth episode.
The director was the seventh episode of JJ Abrams. The picture played both participated in the earlier parts of the film Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill, and young actors – Oscar Isaac and Adam Driver.