Disney’s “Star Wars: The Force Awakens“, the latest installment of the blockbuster science fiction franchise, on Sunday hit the $1 billion mark in global box office at record pace.

The blockbuster installment, the seventh of the kind, posted the biggest second-weekend box office total ever recorded in North America by raking in more than $153 million in the US and Canada, Xinhua quoted the box office figures gathered by Rentrak.

A still from 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'
A still from ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

The latest installment of the “Star Wars” franchise took over the previous second weekend record of $106.6 million set by “Jurassic World” earlier this year by $46.9 million.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens” has grossed $544 million in North America since it was released in North America ten days ago.

Of this weekend’s overall gross for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” IMAX grosses made up an estimated $19 million. Total IMAX grosses of the new blockbuster film have exceeded $70 million in North America.

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