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In a turn of events that will shock precisely nobody, a fantasy adventure space film called Star Wars: The Force Awakens is making insane amounts of money.

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You may have heard of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which is the latest in a film series commonly known as Star Wars. It's about heroes and villains on other planets who battle each other, and robots and Wookies and stuff, and The Force which is a big deal, and lots of people are very into it, so much so that a great many of them purchased a ticket to it over the past few days.

Spoiler alert: the movie is good! (Other alert: it's a Disney movie, and Disney is one of the parent companies of Fusion.)

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"But how much money has this movie made?" you are no doubt asking. Let's let CNN break it down:

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" took in a record breaking $120.5 million at the U.S. box office for its opening day on Friday. That number blasted the opening day record in the U.S., held by "Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2," which made $91.7 million on its opening day in 2011…The record for a weekend's take looks to be the next to fall. Disney is now projecting that those estimates may come in on Sunday at roughly $220 million.

That is a very large amount of money. Tune in on Sunday to see if Star Wars can boldly go where no blockbuster franchise has gone before, in an international-rollout-on-thousands-of-screens-and-did-it-hit-all-the-quadrants-way. (Yes, we know we just quoted that other Star thing franchise. There's room for both!)