Star Wars: The Force Awakens official comes out on December 18, even though my tickets say the 17, and you can see the film a day earlier overseas. The last time I remember theaters playing a film 24-hours straight for the weekend was The Dark Knight in 2008.
This year, the dinosaur lover in us all helped put Jurassic World as the reigning champ with highest-grossing opening weekend ($208 million) dethroning Avengers ($207 million). A source at Collider is reporting that Star Wars: The Force Awakens will break that record with a $225 million opening weekend. This makes sense since Star Wars fans crashed Fandango when tickets went on sale.
— Monkeys Fight Robots (@monkeys_robots) November 10, 2015
Top 10 highest-grossing opening weekends
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