(NEWSER) – Star Wars: The Force Awakens is continuing to cut through box-office records like a light saber through butter and is now North America's highest-grossing movie ever. Disney says that on Wednesday afternoon, just 20 days after its release, the movie passed the $760.5 million record set by Avatar, which overtook Titanic's record in 2010, the Wall Street Journal reports.
The next record to beat will be Avatar's $2.78 billion global gross, the Journal notes. The Force Awakens currently has a global gross of around $1.6 billion—and it hasn't opened in China yet.
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