Weekend Box Office: 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Crossing $1 Billion Globally

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According to The Hollywood Reporter, in its third weekend, Star Wars: The Last Jedi amassed another $19.1 million on Friday from 4,232 theaters, bringing its domestic haul to an impressive $483.8 million and $974 million at the worldwide box office.

Amidst all the chaos in the Star Wars community, a misleading rumor started running around, suggesting that Hamill didn't know the ending of the Star Wars sequel trilogy installment when he worked on the film.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is enjoying a wave of overwhelming critical and commercial success, however, there are fans that feel upset that the film subverted expectations and changed the direction of Star Wars lore. The LEGO sets based on the upcoming movie are available now.




Over the last three weeks, the Disney-Lucas film earned $517.1 million in ticket sales with another $523.3 million internationally. Disney is expected to surpass this amount with the final sales of "The Last Jedi".

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle came in second at the box office this weekend with $50.5 earned. With strong word of mouth from both critics and audiences, the film is aimed at the sort of family audiences that "Star Wars" hopes to keep coming into the theaters as kids are out of school on winter break. This means that one of the core messages of "Star Wars" is to set aside racial diversity for a noble goal. That helped push its worldwide total well past the $1 billion mark. This makes the movie the eighth-highest grossing domestic film of all time. Her Wookiepedia ("Star Wars" wiki) page, has been defaced by racist and sexist slurs, and what is supposed to be information regarding her character was replaced by childish racial insults, which even made fun of several mental disorders. So, Disney has always been making money off of Star Wars but it's still an impressive benchmark for the movies.

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