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Box Office: Dec. 25-27, 2015: STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS – Surpasses $1 Billion Record

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Box Office December 25-27, 2015. Star Wars: The Force Awakens was Number One at the box office over the weekend for the second week in a row with $153.5 Million for $544.5 Million so far. Counting that revenue, Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens is the fastest film in history to reach the $1 Billion mark ($545 Million domestically and $546 Million international). Daddy’s Home premiered in Second Place with $38.8 Million. Joy premiered in Third Place with $17.5 Million. Sisters was Fourth with $13.8 Million so far. Alvin and the Chipmunks The Road Chip was Fifth with $12.7 Million. Concussion (which premiered this weekend), The Big Short, Point Break (which premiered this weekend), The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2, and Creed rounded out the top ten respectively.

Daddy’s Home is a 2015 American comedy film directed by Sean Anders and written by Brian Burns, Anders, and John Morris. The film stars Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, and Linda Cardellini.

Joy is a 2015 American biographical comedy-drama film written and directed by David O. Russell and starring Jennifer Lawrence as Joy Mangano, a self-made millionaire who created her own business empire.

Mangano was a divorced mother with three children in the early 1990s when she invented the Miracle Mop and became an overnight success, after which she patented many other products, often selling on the Home Shopping Network and QVC. The film is a semi-fictional and inspirational portrayal of how Mangano overcame personal and professional obstacles to rise to the top.

Concussion is a 2015 American biographical sports thriller/medical drama film directed and written by Peter Landesman, based on the 2009 GQ exposé Game Brain by Jeanne Marie Laskas, and starring Will Smith as Dr. Bennet Omalu, the forensic pathologist who fought against efforts by National Football League to suppress his research on the brain damage suffered by professional football players.

Point Break is a 2015 action thriller film directed by Ericson Core and written by Kurt Wimmer. An American-Chinese co-production, the film is a remake of the 1991 film of the same name, which starred Patrick Swayze and Keanu Reeves. The film stars Édgar Ramírez, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer, and Ray Winstone

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