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

By AP Film Writer JAKE COYLE 19 December 2015, 12:00AM

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

By AP Film Writer JAKE COYLE 19 December 2015, 12:00AM

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