Star Wars: The Force Awakens breaks Canadian box office records

By Alexandra Heilbron on December 21, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Photo GalleryThe force is strong in Canada! Final box office results are in for Canada, and Star Wars: The Force Awakens earned an incredible $18.6 million in Canada alone.

That means the film has smashed several all-time Canadian box office records, including biggest opening weekend of all time in Canada. The previous record holder was The Avengers at $15.6 million.

It also was the biggest Friday and biggest single-day gross ever in Canada at $8 million, as well as the biggest opening weekend of all time in Quebec. The previous Quebec opening weekend record holder was The Da Vinci Code with $3.14 million. Star Wars: The Force Awakens earned $3.27 million in Quebec.

The movie also hold the record for being the first film ever to post a single day over $100 million in North America and for being the fastest film to $earn 100 million and $200 million.

For more North American and global box office results, click here.


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