It is truly amazing how much money a Star Wars film will bring in at the box office! Yesterday the Lucasfilm announced that Star Wars: The Last Jedi, had just crossed the $500 million global sales mark, coming in at $536.7 million!
While the opening weekend wasn’t the biggest ever, it trails only its predecessor Star Wars: The Force Awakens by $27 million.
Disney-Lucasfilm’s “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” has sped through the half-billion dollar mark in box office grosses at $536.7 million worldwide in a week, with $42.1 million on Tuesday.
The tentpole took in $20.3 million domestically at 4,232 locations for the ninth-highest Tuesday of all time, down just 5% from Monday’s take. The North American total has hit $261.9 million in its first five days.
Tuesday’s international gross totaled $21.8 million for a foreign total of $274.8 million, led by the U.K. with $46 million, Germany with $27.6 million, France with $21.6 million, Australia with $19.8 million, and Japan with $18.3 million. “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” began opening internationally on Dec. 13 and 14. China will open on Jan. 5.
About Star Wars: The Last Jedi:
Star Wars: The Last Jedi hits North American theaters on December 15, 2017. Directed by Rian Johnson and starring Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Oscar Isaac, Benicio del Toro, Laura Dern, Jimmy Vee, and more! Music will be composed by John Williams.