To absolutely no one’s surprise, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was the No. 1 movie worldwide at box offices this weekend with $290.5 million according to comScore.
Rogue One, produced by Walt Disney Co. and Lucasfilm, capitalized on a huge fan base for the Star Wars movies and earned $155 million in the U.S.
Rogue One was available in 4,157 movie theaters in the U.S. and averaged a whopping $37,287 per theater average from figures posted by BoxOfficeMojo. The movie stars Felicity Jones and Diego Luna and directed by Gareth Edwards.
ComScore’s Senior Media Analyst Paul Dergarabedian said, “A strong box office force was felt around the world as Disney’s ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ opened at #1 in all markets for a massive worldwide weekend debut of $290.5 million that included $135.5 million in 54 international territories and $155 million from North America. Notably, ‘The Great Wall’ starring Matt Damon and directed by visionary filmmaker Zhang Yimou is a hit in China having earned in excess of $60 million & marks his first English-language production and the largest film ever shot entirely in China.”
The top 12 worldwide weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, December 18, are below.
- Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – Disney – $290.5M
- Great Wall, The – Multiple – $57.0M
- Moana – Disney – $27.2M
- Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them – Warner Bros. – $19.5M
- Office Christmas Party – Multiple – $17.1M
- Collateral Beauty – Warner Bros. – $11.6M
- Hacksaw Ridge – Multiple- $9.5M
- Wasted Times, The – Multiple – $9.1M
- La La Land – Lionsgate – $8.7M
- Pandora – Next Entertainment – $7.6M
- Sing – Universal – $6.6M
- Arrival – Multiple – $6.0M
The top 12 domestic weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, December 18, are below.
1. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – Disney – $155.0M
2. Moana – Disney – $11.7M
3. Office Christmas Party – Paramount – $8.4M
4. Collateral Beauty – Warner Bros. – $7.0M
5. Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them – Warner Bros. – $5.0M
6. Manchester By The Sea – Roadside Attractions – $4.2M
7. La La Land – Lionsgate – $4.0M
8. Arrival – Paramount – $2.8M
9. Doctor Strange – Disney – $2.0M
10. Nocturnal Animals – Focus Features – $1.4M
11. Trolls – 20th Century Fox – $1.3M
12. Allied – Paramount – $1.2M