'Force Awakens' pulls in record $57M on opening night

By AP Film Writer JAKE COYLE ,

185 Hits

Members of the Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus fight with lightsabers,Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)

Members of the Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus fight with lightsabers,Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman) (Photo: Jonathan Bachman)

NEW YORK (AP) — "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" has set a box office record with an estimated $57 million from Thursday night shows.

The Walt Disney Co.'s estimate on Friday easily surpassed the previous Thursday night record of $43.5 million by

© Samoa Observer 2016

Developed by Samoa Observer in Apia