'Star Wars' Crosses $1 Billion Globally at Record Pace

December 27, 2015 4:22 PM

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'Star Wars' Crosses $1 Billion Globally at Record Pace

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" showed few signs of flagging over Christmas weekend, barreling past the $1 billion mark globally at a faster clip than any film in history.

It's becoming old hat to recount the various ways that the seventh film in the science-fiction fantasy is vaporizing records, but, familiar or not, "The Force Awakens" once again ground down high-water marks over the holidays, racking up $153.5 million domestically.

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