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Disney's 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Crosses $1.5B Worldwide, Grossing $184.6M Over New Year's Weekend

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Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT) Senior Media Analyst Paul Dergarabedian commented, "Disney's (NYSE: DIS) 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' continues its record-breaking run at an astounding pace, crossing $1.5 billion globally this weekend after 19 days in release and now stands as the sixth highest grossing movie of all-time worldwide, passing 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' and is on track to pass Universal's 'Furious 7' and 'Marvel's The Avengers' to take the number four global spot. Homegrown title 'Detective Chinatown' made its mark in the China movie market earning an impressive $45 million there this weekend."

The top 12 worldwide weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, Jan. 3, are below.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Disney - $184.6M
Detective Chinatown - Multiple - $45.0M
Mr. Six - Multiple - $38.3M
Daddy's Home - Paramount Pictures - $38.2M
Mojin: The Lost Legend - Multiple - $32.0M
Alvin And The Chipmunks: The Road Chip - 20th Century Fox - $22.1M
Nuovo progetto Di Checco Zalone - Multiple - $20.0M
Joy - 20th Century Fox - $19.7M
Peanuts Movie, The - 20th Century Fox - $17.4M
Hateful Eight, The - Multiple - $16.2M
Point Break - Multiple - $13.6M
Good Dinosaur, The - Disney - $13.5M
The top 12 domestic weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, Jan. 3, are below.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Disney - $88.3M
Daddy's Home - Paramount - $29.0M
Hateful Eight, The - The Weinstein Company - $16.2M
Sisters - Universal - $12.6M
Alvin And The Chipmunks: The Road Chip - 20th Century Fox - $11.8M
Joy - 20th Century Fox - $10.4M
Big Short, The - Paramount - $9.0M
Concussion - Sony - $8.0M
Point Break - Warner Bros. - $6.8M
Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2, The - Lionsgate - $4.6M
Good Dinosaur, The - Disney - $4.0M
Creed - Warner Bros. - $3.9M

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