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‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Approaches $2 Billion in Global Box Office

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“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” could pass $2 billion at the worldwide box office by the end of the week.

Variety reports that in its seventh weekend of release, the Disney sequel earned $10.8 million domestically, bringing its tally to $895.4 million in North America, where it’s already the top-grossing film of all time. Overseas, “The Force Awakens” raked in another $12.6 million for a total of $1.09 billion.

That means globally “The Force Awakens” needs to bring in just $17 million more to push past $2 billion. It trails behind only “Avatar” ($2.78 billion) and “Titanic” ($2.19 billion).