Report: STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Tops $50 Million In Advance Ticket Sales

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' poster
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With just under a month to go before its release, Star Wars: The Force Awakens is already breaking box office records.

Online ticket retailer Fandango has reportedly confirmed to Variety that advance ticket sales for Star Wars: The Force Awakens have topped $50 million, surpassing previous record holder The Hunger Games

MovieTickets.Com, another online retailer, also reported to the online trade that Star Wars: The Force Awakens has sold more individual advance tickets through their service than any other film they have offered.

Estimates place Star Wars: The Force Awakens's opening weekend box office ahead of Jurassic World's $208.8 million, though no December box office debut has ever topped $100 million. It is likely that Star Wars: The Force Awakens will at least top The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey's December opening record of $85 million.

It is estimated that Star Wars: The Force Awakens will play on at least 4,000 screens. The film opens on December 18.

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