Star Wars: The Force Awakens far outpaced first day sales for 2012's The Dark Knight Rises and Avengers and 2013's Hunger Games: Catching Fire, all in the $1 million presale range
The Force is calling to moviegoers, and they are ready to let it in. Star Wars: The Force Awakens is one of the most eagerly awaited films of the year and fans in Britain and US have proved thus. The huge demand from eager fans to secure their seats for the premiere led to site crashes and loading issues.
The drum roll leading to the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens intensified on October 18 with the release of a poster depicting characters and the announcement of the release of the film's new trailer during ESPN's 'Monday Night Football' broadcast