Star Wars:The Force Awakens has overtaken Titanic at the US box office. The wildly popular film has made $686.4 million in US ticket sales as of Friday, and is closing in on Avatar’s record, according to figures released by Disney on Saturday. The movie has also made $679.2 million in the international box office. It is set to rake in even more when it opens in China, one of the world’s largest box office markets, on January 9. And the movie is set to overtake Avatar – also directed by Cameron – on Monday, based on sales figures. Avatar, released in 2009, remains the highest-grossing film in US history, making $760 million in ticket sales.