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'Star Wars' Breaks New Year's Record With $88.3 Million, 'Hateful Eight' Expands to Strong Numbers

'Star Wars' Breaks New Year's Record With $88.3 Million, 'Hateful Eight' Expands to Strong Numbers

Star Wars: The Force Awakens just broke another record with a $88.3 million haul over the New Year’s weekend.

According to THR, the seventh installment, starring Harrison Ford, John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, and more, closed out the holidays with $740.3 million domestically and $1.51 billion globally.

Coming in second was Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell‘s new comedy Daddy’s Home, which made an additional $29 million for a domestic total of $93.7 million so far.

Quentin Tarantino‘s new flick The Hateful Eight expanded nationwide and earned an impressive $16.2 million for the weekend for a domestic total of $29.6 million.

Rounding out the top five were Tina Fey and Amy Poehler‘s new comedy Sisters, and the animated flick Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip, which earned $15.6 million and $11.8 million, respectively.

Meanwhile, David O. Russell‘s Joy, starring Jennifer Lawrence, grossed $10.4 million from 2,924 theaters for a domestic total of $38.7 million.

The Big Short, starring Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, and Brad Pitt, made an $9 million from from 1,585 locations for a total of $33 million.

Leonardo DiCaprio‘s The Revenant did well with $450,000 from four theaters in New York and Los Angeles for a location average of $112,500

And finally, the Point Break remake earned $6.8 million from 2,910 screens for a domestic total of $22.4 million.

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