Star Wars 7 Breaks New Year's Day Box Office Record

Disney's sci-fi blockbuster made $34.5 million in the US on New Year's Day.

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens has broken yet another box office record.

The numbers are in--and Disney's sci-fi blockbuster made $34.5 million domestically on Friday. That's an all-time domestic box office record for New Year's Day. Holiday performance was worse overseas, as The Force Awakens made $25 million at the international box office on Friday.

Globally to date, The Force Awakens has now made $1.39 billion. It's now passed Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 to hit the No. 7 spot at the all-time worldwide box office.

Head to Deadline to see more box office numbers and analysis. The full report for this weekend will come tomorrow, January 3; check back then to learn more.

In other Star Wars news, original Boba Fett voice actor Jason Wingreen has died at the age of 95.

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