‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Hits $1 Billion at Worldwide Box Office

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
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Disney-Lucasfilm’s “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” has surpassed the $1 billion milestone at the worldwide box office, becoming the 28th title and 13th Disney film to do so.

“Rogue One” needed 39 days to cross the mark with $512 million domestically and $499 million internationally. It’s the third “Star Wars” movie to gross more than $1 billion, joining “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” ($2.07 billion) and “Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace” ($1.03 billion).

“Rogue One” is also Disney’s fourth 2016 release to cross the $1 billion mark, joining “Captain America: Civil War,” “Finding Dory,” and “Zootopia.” It’s the top domestic grosser released in 2016 and ranks seventh on the all-time list.

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The tentpole took in $7 million at 2,603 North American sites in its sixth frame and another $9 million internationally over weekend. The U.K. is the top market at $79.4 million, followed by China with $61.3 million, Germany with $44.8 million, Japan with $36.8 million, France with $35.8 million, and Australia with $35.6 million.

“Rogue One” is directed by Gareth Edwards and stars Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Donnie Yen, Forest Whitaker, and Jiang Wen. The eighth “Star Wars” movie is set immediately before the events of the original “Star Wars” with rebels attempting to steal plans for the Death Star weapon.

Disney also announced that its animated “Moana” has crossed the $500 million mark worldwide, with an estimated $237 million domestically and $272 million  internationally.

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  1. Fred Flinstone says:

    Seemed like it was common sense that it would with 3D and inflation. Sure, it’s not going to do $2 billion like 2015’s, but I thought everyone assumed it was still $1 billion, just for being Star Wars.

  2. Congrats to the Star Wars Team! Loved the movie.

  3. Cass says:

    I remember some dumb dumbs commenting on here saying Rogue One would never hit a million.
    Where are you know nothing idiots? Come out wherever you are.

  4. Byron Harris says:

    I loved ROGUE ONE:A STAR WARS STORY. It was my favorite movie of 2016! This year is really really gonna have to bring it at the box office to top 2016.

  5. Byron Harris says:

    “REBELLIONS ARE BUILT ON HOPE.”

  6. Timely Comment says:

    I guess all those anti-ROUGUE ONE boycottors because the screenwriters were a bunch of not-MRA PC
    Hyollywood libtards… faced the power of a fully operational SW fandom buying all those movie tickets?

  7. Chris Madeiros says:

    Disney is killed it in 2016

  8. Manthony says:

    The epic tale of uploading a thumb drive to a computer.

    • loco73 says:

      Well better than the half-plagiarised, half copy-and-paste story of “The Farce Awakens” featuring an emo Sith reject wannabe with mommy, daddy and grand-pappie issues…

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