Star Wars: Rogue One Reaches Another Box Office Milestone

$800 million and counting.


After reaching $500 million last week, Star Wars: Rogue One has now made more than $800 million worldwide. As reported by Empire, the sci-fi spinoff pulled in $801.9 million over its first 18 days following its release on December 16.

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In the US, Rogue One has made $440 million, with international markets accounting for $361 million. The movie is scheduled to open in China, the world's second-largest movie market, on January 13. The film is expected to cross $1 billion once it opens there.

By comparison, 2015's The Force Awakens ended its theatrical run with $2.068 billion, making it the third highest-grossing movie in history. Only Titanic ($2.19 billion)and Avatar ($2.78 billion) made more money than The Force Awakens.

Disney had a massively successful 2016. The company's movies collectively made more than $7 billion at the global box office during the year, which set a new industry record. Captain America: Civil War, Finding Dory, and Zootopia all made over $1 billion each, while The Jungle Book took in $966 million.

The next Star Wars movie is this December's Episode VIII. That will be followed up by a Han Solo movie in 2018.

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