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Star Wars: The Force Awakens beats The Avengers at the Box-Office

News Agencies | Updated on: 14 February 2017, 3:22 IST

Star Wars: The Force Awakens has passed Marvel's The Avengers as the highest-grossing film in the history of Disney Studios in the US domestic market.

The seventh film in the hugely popular science-fiction franchise has made $629 million in North America, surpassing the $623.4 million gross of the superhero adventure, reports variety.com.

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On December 30, 2015, The Force Awakens earned $28.1 million stateside and $36.7 million internationally. Its $1.29 billion worldwide haul has moved past Frozen on the list of all-time highest-grossing films.

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Though The Force Awakens failed to do well at the Indian Box-Office, the film is on track to exceed $2 billion globally and could challenge Avatar as the biggest box office earner in history.

-- IANS

First published: 2 January 2016, 12:42 IST
 
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