Come facilmente prevedibile, Star Wars: Il risveglio della forza domina il box office: uscito il 16 dicembre in Italia, il film di J. J. Abrams totalizza 8.393.150 euro e 1.048.547 spettatori. Nel weekend incassa 6.539.684 euro con la stratosferica media copia di 8.014 euro. Uscito anche negli States (venerdì 18 dicembre), Star Wars ha incassato 238 milioni di dollari (517 in tutto il mondo), facendo registrare numerosi record che riportiamo di seguito (fonte Boxofficemojo.com):

  • Largest Thursday Previews: $57 million
    Previous Record: $43.5 million (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2)
  • Largest Friday, Opening Day, Single Day: $120.5 million (estimated)
    Previous Record: $91 million (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2)
  • Domestic Opening Weekend: $238 million (estimate)
    Previous Record: $208.8 million (Jurassic World)
  • Highest Per Theater Average (Wide Opening): $57,571 (estimate)
    Previous Record: $48,855 / 4,274 theaters (Jurassic World)
  • Top Opening Weekend for PG-13 Rated Film: $238 million (estimate)
    Previous Record: $208.8 million (Jurassic World)
  • Top Holiday Opening Weekend: $238 million (estimate)
    Previous Record: $158 million (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire)
  • Biggest Weekend Overall (Top 12 Gross): $294.5 million
    Previous Record: $266 million (June 12-14, 2015)
  • Biggest December Weekend (Top 12 Gross): $294.5 million
    Previous Record: $259.9 million (Dec 25-27, 2009)
  • December Single Day: $120.5 million (estimated)
    Previous Record: $37.13 million (The Hobbit An Unexpected Journey)
  • Widest December Opening: 4,134 theaters
    Previous Record: 4,045 theaters (The Hobbit An Unexpected Journey)
  • December Opening Weekend: $238 million (estimate)
    Previous Record: $84.62 million (The Hobbit An Unexpected Journey)
  • Fastest to $100 Million: 1 Day
    Previous Record: 2 Days (Jurassic World)
  • Global IMAX Opening Record: $48 million
    Previous Record: $44.1 million (Jurassic World)
  • Domestic IMAX Opening Record: $30.1 million
    Previous Record: $20.9 million (Jurassic World)