New 'Star Wars' film to set all-time domestic sales record | Reuters

New Star Wars film to set all-time domestic sales record
| Reuters

Blockbuster movie "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" will pass "Avatar" on Wednesday to become the top-selling film of all time in the United States and Canada, Walt Disney Co said.

Domestic ticket sales for the seventh "Star Wars" movie reached $758.2 million through Tuesday, and will top the record of $760.5 million set by "Avatar" on Wednesday, Disney said. "Avatar" was released in December 2009.

(Reporting by Lisa Richwine; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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Updated Date: Jan 06, 2016 23:12:59 IST

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