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What Could You Buy With The Money 'Star Wars' Pulled In This Weekend?

The film's earnings are equal to 84 "A New Hope" opening weekends, 30 percent of NASA's Apollo program or a couple rivets from the Death Star.

By Evan Thomas | December 22, 2015

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" had the best worldwide debut weekend ever: $529 million. (Video via Walt Disney Pictures)

That would equal:

1.007 times the opening weekend performance of "Jurassic World," the previous record-holder.

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- 84 "A New Hope" opening weekends, adjusted for inflation

- 815,100 iPhone 6S smartphones

3,526 Incom T-65 X-wings.

- 0.37 Apollo programs. (Video via NASA)

- 8.6 SpaceX Falcon 9 launches. (Video via SpaceX)

- 0.0000000006 Death Stars. Keep saving.

This video includes images from Drew Ellis / CC BY 3.0Anthony Keal / CC BY 3.0 and music by Frenic / CC BY 3.0.

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