Rogue One: A Star Wars Story passes the $800 million mark
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story grossed $16 million domestically on Monday and $11 million internationally for a global day of $27 million. That means the Star Wars film has now earned $440.9 million in North America and $361 million overseas, for a worldwide sum of $801.9 million.
Rogue One currently stands as the #2 release of 2016 domestically (behind Finding Dory‘s $486.3 million) and the #7 release of 2016 globally.
The film will open in China on January 6. Here are the top-performing international territories so far:
Directed by Gareth Edwards, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story stars Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, Jiang Wen, and Forest Whitaker. From Lucasfilm comes the first of the Star Wars standalone films, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, an all-new epic adventure. In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves.