'Star Wars' Breaks Single-Day Sales Mark - Yahoo! News: "'Star Wars: Episode III — Revenge of the Sith' grossed $50,013,859 from
showings at 3,661 theaters and more than 9,000 screens around the
country on Thursday, including special midnight shows, according to
box-office tracker Exhibitor Relations. That beat the one-day record
set in May 2004 by 'Shrek 2,' which sold $44.8 million on a single
Saturday — its fourth day in theaters."