'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Becomes Third Movie Ever to Top $2 Billion USD Globally

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The latest film in the prolific and iconic Star Wars franchise has become only the third film ever to top $2 billion USD takings worldwide. “This is a historic moment for Star Wars, for Lucasfilm, and for Disney,” explained Disney chairman Alan Horn on the triumph, “All of us here are extremely gratified to be a part of this journey with fans around the world who have made Star Wars: The Force Awakens such an extraordinary success.” The movie joins Avatar and Titanic in the top three spots, the James Cameron epics taking $2.78 billion and $2.19 billion respectively, read more from Variety and find out how much Harrison Ford was paid here.

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