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Star Wars is an American epic space opera franchise centered on a film series created by George Lucas. It chronicles the rise and fall of Anakin Skywalker "a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away."

The Force Awakens remains on course to beat box office records worldwide after posting $14.1 million on Wednesday when it opened in Europe, coupled with an estimated record $50 million on Thursday in showings in select US cities. 

Source: Box Office Mojo

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