Star Wars: The Force Awakens earns $14.1M in overseas debut

Box Office 'Star Wars The Force Awakens' Passes 'Titanic' to Become #2 All Time Domestically

The latest "Star Wars" installment has sits atop the North America's Friday box office, opening with a record 121 million USA dollars in sales.

The previous record for a Thursday night opening was held by the final Harry Potter movie, Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows - Part 2.

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" micronized box office records this weekend, racking up a monumental $238 million opening.

WHO'S LAUGHING NOW? Star Wars creator George Lucas, left, turned out his baby to the franchise's new director, J.J. Abrams, and the results have been record-breaking. Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be opening in more foreign markets over the weekend, and on Thursday, it will debut in 32 countries, including, but not limited to the United Kingdom, Germany, Russia, Australia, South Korea, and Mexico.

The movie is likely to become the highest grossing film in an opening weekend Disney added, while reporting that it had already made $250 million globally. The movie scored a 95 percent positive rating on review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes.

The current ranking of the top 3 best opening weekends of all time in Canada are Star Wars: The Force Awakens (projected at $17.1MM), followed by Marvel's The Avengers ($15.6MM) and Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron ($13.8 MM) in 3rd place.

Audiences gave the new release an A grade, and an A-plus among women and younger audiences, according to polling firm CinemaScore.

The trio of heroes who appeared in the first of the blockbusters in 1977 - smuggler Han Solo (Harrison Ford), Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher), leader of the rebel alliance, and her twin brother Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) - are all back and played by the actors that "Star Wars" first made famous.

These numbers do justice for the Walt Disney Company's $4 billion purchase of LucasFilm. Only a few hours after it started screening on Thursday, The Force Awakens had already notched the highest-grossing pre-show day of all time, earning $57 million. Women (39%) are also almost twice as likely as men (23%) to say that they have never watched a Star Wars movie. The record is held by "Avatar" with $2.8 billion. The expansive array of cultural design influences lent exotic flavor and style to these intriguing, and sometimes quite brilliant, Star Wars theatrical posters.

The Disney film opened in 4,134 theaters.

Overall, the movie pulled in a whopping $517 million worldwide.

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