Movies 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Continues to Dominate Holiday Box Office By Raphael Chestang 1:00 PM PST, December 24, 2015 This video is unavailable because we were unable to load a message from our sponsors. If you are using ad-blocking software, please disable it and reload the page. 13:54Holiday Box Office Battle: Can Anyone Beat 'Star Wars'?01:40H.E.R. Reacts to Britney Spears’ Conservatorship Likely Ending S…03:05Britney Spears' Dad Responds to Conservatorship Suspension24:14Britney Spears’ Conservatorship Hearing Preview, Jesse Palmer Na…07:32Britney Spears’ Attorney Mathew Rosengart Explains Jamie Spears’…03:16Britney Spears' Father Jamie Suspended as Conservator After Bomb…02:19Britney Spears' Dad Suspended From Conservatorship: What's Next?01:42Veterans & Their Caretakers Get Ultimate Comic Book Treatment in…03:06‘The Wendy Williams Show’ Delayed Again Amid 'Ongoing Health Iss…02:50'90 Day Fiancé': Ceasar Says He's 'Friends’ With Drake (Exclusiv…03:04'90 Day Fiancé': Sumit Explains How the Tragic Death of His Sist…03:01Ellen Pompeo Recalls Screaming Match With Denzel Washington on '…02:20Katie Couric’s Upcoming Memoir Includes Surprising Confessions00:55Behind the Scenes of Trace Adkins and Luke Bryan’s ‘Where the Co…00:35Natasha Bure and Heather Locklear Deal With Grief in ‘Don’t Swea…03:14‘Never Have I Ever’: Lee Rodriguez Shares Her Hopes For Season 3…02:57'90 Day Fiancé' Producer Details Kyle and Noon's Roach Problem (…01:41Madonna Shares Details From Her and Britney Spears’ Recent Conve…01:29Pat Sajak Reveals How Much Longer He Plans to Host ‘Wheel of For… Star Wars: The Force Awakens is clearly the movie to beat this holiday. After all, during its debut weekend alone, the seventh Star Wars movie pulled in $248 million in the U.S. and $529 million worldwide, demolishing box office records. PHOTOS: Celebrities Dress Up to Celebrate 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'"This has gone far better than anyone -- even them -- expected," The Hollywood Reporterexecutive editor Matt Belloni told ET. "A gigantic global number." The numbers will grow even larger when it opens in China on Jan. 9."When we see those China numbers is when we'll see how high this movie will go," Belloni said.And those stats don't even include one of the most profitable elements of the franchise -- the merchandise! Early reports estimate between $3 and $5 billion in merchandise sales for 2015 alone.WATCH: 6 Surprising Things You Didn't Know About 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'Speaking of which, ET got star John Boyega's reaction to his own action figure. "The side profile looks fantastic!" he said. "Gorgeous skin!"While there's no doubt The Force Awakens will become one of the highest-grossing movies ever, the question that remains is whether it will surpass Avatar, which made more than $2.5 billion worldwide.6 Things You May Not Have Noticed in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' This video is unavailable because we were unable to load a message from our sponsors. If you are using ad-blocking software, please disable it and reload the page.