OVERSEAS UPDATE: 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Enters Saturday with $250M Worldwide

on December 19, 2015


By Daniel Loria

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is up to $129.5 million overseas through its first three days in release. The latest entry in the Star Wars saga has now grossed $250 million worldwide.

Leading overseas markets for the film include the UK ($24.7M), Germany ($12.7M), France ($11.1M), Australia ($10.4M), Mexico ($5.7M), Russia ($4.9M), Italy ($4.4M), Brazil ($4.1M), Sweden ($3.9M), Spain ($3.5M), and Japan ($3M).

Remaining overseas markets include Greece and India on December 24 and China on January 9.

The Force Awakens is amassing an impressive list of box office records overseas:

Biggest single day of all time:

UK/Ireland, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Hungary, Iceland

Biggest opening day of all time:

UK/Ireland, Germany, Australia, Brazil, New Zealand, Belgium, Finland, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland (French-speaking), Austria, Ukraine, Slovakia, Croatia, Iceland, Serbia, Chile, Peru, Poland, Hungary

Biggest Disney opening day of all-time:

France, Denmark, South Africa, Czech Republic, Turkey, Serbia

Biggest December opening day:

France, Italy, Spain, Mexico, Argentina, Russia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam

IMAX records:

UK/Ireland, Australia, Germany, Brazil, Mexico, Austria, Turkey, Portugal, Qatar, UAE, Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, New Zealand, Chile, Costa Rica, Trinidad


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