'Star Wars' sales surge toward opening weekend record

December 19, 2015 2:05 AM

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LOS ANGELES "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" hurtled into record books on Friday with U.S. and Canadian ticket sales speeding toward $100 million, giving the long-awaited movie a shot at the biggest opening weekend of all time.

Walt Disney Co said the movie appeared headed toward a weekend domestic total of more than $200 million with the possibility of eclipsing the $208.8 million record set by dinosaur film "Jurassic World" in June.

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