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Star Wars Force Awakens Betting Odds

We are only days away from a new Star Wars movie hitting the big screen. Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens in theatres on December 18, marking the first movie from a Galaxy Far Far Away to hit the cinemas in a decade. With the premier growing ever closer, Sports Interaction has released some props about the newest entry into the Star Wars universe.

Just how much money The Force Awakens will make is the biggest question everyone is asking…well after the many complaints and questions about Kylo Ren’s lightsaber.  Variety is projecting the opening weekend to tally $170 million while Deadline is tabbing the opening weekend between $185-$210 million.

Sports Interaction has tabbed the OVER/UNDER of world wide gross at $1 billion dollars (insert Dr. Evil meme here), with the OVER currently listed at -346.

Jurassic World currently holds the highest world wide gross at the box office this year, with the Chris Pratt/Dinosaur vehicle earning 1.66 billion according to Box Office Mojo. The Force Awakens is favored to top that final total with the line currently at -407.

The biggest question when it comes to dollars earned is whether or not The Force Awakens can become the highest grossing movie in history. That distinction is currently held by Avatar, which grossed $2.78 billion dollars. 

Star Wars: The Force Awakens – World Wide Gross - Total

Odds as of November 27 at Sports Interaction

  • OVER $1B -346
  • UNDER $1B +227
Star Wars: The Force Awakens – World Wide Gross – Higher Than Avatar

Odds as of November 27 at Sports Interaction

  • Yes +118
  • No -165
Star Wars: The Force Awakens – World Wide Gross – Higher Than Jurassic WOrld

Odds as of November 27 at Sports Interaction

  • Yes -407
  • No +228
Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Best Picture Oscar Nomination

Odds as of November 27 at Sports Interaction

  • Yes +370
  • No -637

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How massive will the box office be for The Force Awakens? At the online sportsbooks you can wager that Star Wars Episode VII will become the top grossing movie of all time, with Bovada offering a prop that it will surpass Avatar's total.

Avatar made $760.5 million domestically and $2.788 billion worldwide when it was released back in 2009, and at Bovada you can find +200 odds that The Force Awakens will knock James Cameron's movie off its perch and become the top grossing movie of all time. The No side of that prop wager is the favorite at -300 odds.

Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace is the top-grossing movie in the series, earning $474.5 million domestic and $1.027 billion worldwide in 1999. Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope made $461.0 million domestically and $775.4 million worldwide on its release back in 1977. The most recent movie in the series, Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, made $380.3 million domestically and $848.8 million worldwide in 2005.

More Star Wars The Force Awakens Props

Other Star Wars props at Bovada include +2000 odds that The Force Awakens earns an Oscar nomination for Best Picture, +7500 odds that The Force Awakens wins the Oscar for Best Picture, and +180 odds that John Williams wins the Oscar for Best Picture for his work on the movie.

And Star Wars fans looking for some nostalgia upon the movie's December 18 release can wager on some classic quotes being uttered in The Force Awakens, including "Never tell me the odds" at +1000, "I am your father" at +1500, "I got a bad feeling about this" at +500, and "May the force be with you" at -150.

Will Star Wars Episode VII surpass Avatar as the top grossing movie of all time?

Odds as of October 7 at Bovada

  • Yes +200
  • No -300
Star Wars Episode VII to earn an Oscar nomination for Best Picture

Odds as of October 7 at Bovada

  • Yes +2000
Star Wars Episode VII to win an Oscar for Best Picture

Odds as of October 7 at Bovada

  • Yes +7500
John Williams to win an Oscar for Best Score

Odds as of October 7 at Bovada

  • Yes +180
Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens Specials

Odds as of October 7 at Bovada

  • Han Solo to say "I'm getting to old for this" +1500
  • Han Solo to say "I got a bad feeling about this" +500
  • "Never tell me the odds" to be said +1000
  • "May the force be with you" to be said -150
  • "I am your father" to be said +1500

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