'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Blows Up Box Office, Makes $238M in U.S.

The latest film in the franchise made $238 million in U.S. and $517 globally.

Still, that's not the only record "The Force Awakens" has smashed. The film beat out the 2011 film "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" in holding the record for Thursday night preview sales with $57 million.

It also had the biggest single-day in sales for any movie, along with the biggest Friday a film has ever had with $120.5 million. It was also the first film to ever make more than $100 million on any given day. Not to mention, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" was the fastest film to reach $100 million and later $200 million in sales.

Other records "The Force Awakens" created were the film with the biggest December debut, the biggest IMAX Thursday night, the biggest IMAX single-day and the biggest IMAX weekend.

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" was released on more screens than any other film this month, playing in more than 4,000 theaters nationwide, according to Disney.