Record-breaking Star Wars: The Force Awakens passed the $760.5 million (£507 million) Avatar hauled in on Wednesday (06Jan16), making the new sci-fi blockbuster the biggest money-maker at the U.S. box office.

Internationally, The Force Awakens has pulled in over $800 million (£533 million) since it opened on 17 December (15), racking up a global total of well over $1.5 billion, becoming the fastest movie in history to hit that number.

It currently ranks as the fourth-biggest movie of all time internationally, and it will open in China this weekend (09Jan16).