US box office record with “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

The box office record achieved with “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” has produced an all-time record for cinemas in the US.

For the first time ever, more than 11 billion dollars has been generated in North America in one year. The previous record year was 2013, during which 10.9 billion dollars was generated. In addition to “Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens” other hits such as “Fast & Furious 7”, “Avengers: Age of Ultron”, “Inside Out”, “Minions” and “The Martian” helped to achieve this record result.