“Star Wars” Reaches $1 Billion At Box Office

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens reached $1 billion at the box office this weekend, the fastest film to hit the mark... ever.

The Force Awakens accomplished the milestone in just 12 days. The previous movie to reach $1 billion the fastest was Jurassic World, reaching the mark in 13 days in June. However, Jurassic World also counted record grosses in China, a market Star Wars doesn't in until Jan. 9.

With Star Wars reigning, new films had to fight for second place. The Paramount comedy Daddy's Home opened with $38.8 million for second, while the Jennifer Lawrence drama Joy debuted in third place with $17.5 million.

Sisters lands at No. 4 with $13.8 million, while Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip rounds out the top 5 with $12.7 million.

Other new releases include: Concussion, the Will Smith-NFL drama, earned $11 million for sixth place; the remake of Point Break opened with $10.2 million for No. 8; and Quentin Tarantino's latest film, The Hateful Eight, debuted in 10th place with $4.5 million.

This weekend's top 10 is as follows:

1. "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," $153.5 million.
2. "Daddy's Home," $38.8 million.
3. "Joy," $17.5 million.
4. "Sisters," $13.9 million.
5. "Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip," $12.7 million.
6. "Concussion," $11 million.
7. "The Big Short," $10.5 million.
8. "Point Break," $10.2 million.
9. "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 2," $5.3 million.
10. "The Hateful Eight," $4.5 million.