Star Wars On Track To Number One Spot

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J. J. Abrams’s “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is on track to take over the number one spot from Avatar.  Already passing James Cameron’s”Titanic” as the second highest-grossing movie in domestic box office history, Star Wars: The Force Awakens has broken record after record.  Domestically, the film has brought in $740.4 million and is about $20.1 million short of that first spot currently held by Avatar.

Worldwide, Star Wars: The Force Awakens is still in the 6th spot but is expected to fly up the list once it premieres in China. has put together a list of the top domestic and Worldwide films (listed below).

Ranked by Domestic Gross Sales (Millions) 
1. Avatar $760.5
2. Star Wars: The Force Awakens $740.4
3. Titanic $658.7
4. Jurassic World $652.2
5. Marvel’s The Avengers $623.3
6. The Dark Knight $534.8
7. Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace $474.5
8. Star Wars $460.9
9. Avengers: Age of Ultron $459
10. The Dark Knight Rises $448.1

Ranked by Worldwide Gross Sales (in Billions)
1. Avatar $2,788.0
2. Titanic $2,186.8
3. Jurassic World $1,669.0
4. Marvel’s The Avengers $1,519.6
5. Furious 7 $1,515.0
6. Star Wars: The Force Awakens $1,510.0
7. Avengers: Age of Ultron $1,405.0
8. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 $1,341.5
9. Frozen $1,276.5
10. Iron Man 3 $1,215.4

Walt Disney Pictures, Lucasfilm and Marvel have five of their films on each list.  Did your favorite make it?   Stay tuned for updates on Star Wars:The Force Awakens to see when it hits the number one spot.

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