'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Brings in $57M Thursday

The latest film in the franchise brought in $57 million on Thursday night.

That 2011 film made $43.5 million at the box office Thursday night.

Disney added that 47 percent of Thursday's ticket sales were sold at 3-D theaters across the United States. Also, IMAX theaters domestically -- 391 to be exact -- made $5.7 million, which is nearly double the previous record of $3 million.

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