Disney's "Star Wars" rakes in $14.1 mln in opening day sales

Thu Dec 17, 2015 11:42am EST
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Dec 17 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co's "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," billed as the biggest movie release of the year, raked in $14.1 million in ticket sales on its opening day in some international markets.

The movie opened at a number of European markets, including France, Italy, Sweden and Belgium, on Thursday.

Star Wars is expected to haul in between $180 million and $223 million in the United States and Canada from its Thursday night debut through Sunday, according to experts.

(Reporting By Lehar Maan in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila)