Rogue One reaches $790 million worldwide
The Walt Disney Studios reports that Rogue One: A Star Wars Story achieved another $110.1 million global weekend (including Monday domestically) to take its worldwide total to $790 million! The Star Wars film added $64.3 million over the four-day holiday weekend domestically ($49.5 million for the three-day portion) and took in $45.8 million internationally. That means Rogue One has now grossed $439.7 million in North America, including Monday, making it the #2 release of 2016 behind only Finding Dory‘s $486.3 million and passing Captain America: Civil War‘s $408 million. Internationally, Rogue One has now earned $350 million. The $790 million worldwide total means that Rogue One has now passed Deadpool‘s $783.1 million to take over the #7 spot on the global box office list for 2016.
The film will open in China on January 6. Here are the top-performing international territories so far:
Hong Kong $5.0M
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.