'Star Wars' Reaches New Heights

"The Force Awakens" shatters records, by raking in $1 billion in 12 days.
1:26 | 12/28/15

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Next, maybe you're among the millions that have seen it. Not me, not yet, anyway. Tonight, "Star wars" shattering records. Raking in $1 billion in just 12 days. Making movie history. Here's kayna Whitworth with the power of the force. Nothing will stand in our way. Reporter: Tonight, "Star wars: The force awakens" in hyper drive. $1 billion at the box office in 12 days. It was really good. It was amazing. Reporter: Beating last summer's blockbuster "Jurassic world" by a day in the billion dollar race. Catapulting the film into the record books. The dinosaurs, no match for a galaxy far, far away. The biggest Christmas day showing in box office history. $49.3 million. Fans all over the world breaking out their lightsabers, making the biggest worldwide debut, at $529 million. And it hasn't even shown in China yet. Disney, the parent company of ABC, purchased lucasfilms in 2012 for $4 billion. Experts say surpassing the $2 billion mark and overtaking "Avatar" as the highest grossing movie of our time is a real possibility. If any movie has the chance to beat that number, it would be "Star wars: The force awakens." Reporter: And the good news, two more films are in the works. Kayna Whitworth, ABC news, los Angeles. Still ahead, the drone

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