'Star Wars' movie's global sales reach massive $250 million

December 19, 2015 10:29 PM

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'Star Wars' movie's global sales reach massive $250 million

LOS ANGELES "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" hauled in an estimated $250 million at global movie box offices through Friday and was on track to finish its opening weekend with record U.S. and Canadian ticket sales, Walt Disney Co said on Saturday.

The seventh movie in the celebrated sci-fi franchise is projected to sell close to $220 million worth of tickets in the United States and Canada through Sunday, beating the record $208.8 million for "Jurassic World" in June, Disney said.

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