Star Wars film on way to be biggest earner

Having vanquished Titanic and Jurassic World, Star Wars: The Force Awakens has set its sights on Avatar.

The space musical show spin-off is climbing the record-breaking residential film industry outlines at a record cut and now is ready to overwhelm those pointy eared blue outsiders as the top netting film ever.

Symbol earned $US760.5 million amid its stateside run and Star Wars: The Force Awakens has created $US740.4 million ($A1.02 billion) locally in the wake of grabbing $US88.3 million over New Year’s weekend. It ought to take the crown from Avatar right on time one week from now.

All around, Star Wars: The Force Awakens positions as the 6th most elevated netting film ever, having earned $US1.5 billion around the world. It ought to pass Furious 7 and Marvel’s The Avengers to wind up the fourth greatest film in history in the coming days.

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