'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' is off to a lucrative start, already shattering a box office record this weekend.

FOX's Ashley Dvorkin has the details:

The force broke box office records... 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' banking an estimated $238-million its opening weekend... Making it the biggest North American debut of all-time, topping 'Jurassic World's' $208.8-million...

Combined with $279-million internationally, that's $517-million worldwide...

And it's just the start for this seventh installment, with the holidays here, those already planning to see it again, plus there's two whole years until episode eight.

Ashley Dvorkin, FOX News.