The Force Awakens passes Titanic, set to take the #1 spot by wednesday






-It also broke a new record for New Year's Day with $34.5 million, Avatar was the previous record holder with $25.3 million (Oop)
-For New Year's weekend it's set to gross $90 million-plus (the best showing in history for the holiday weekend)
-It will only take Star Wars 20 days to reach the number 1 spot if it happens on Wednesday. Avatar spent 238 days in theaters and then was re-released for another 84 days.

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