The force was strong with The Rise of Skywalker!
The epic conclusion of the nine episode saga had an amazing box office weekend making $177.4 million domestically and $198.8 million internationally for a total of $376.2 million globally. Not bad at all!
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is the 12th biggest domestic debut of all time and the 3rd this month. But that’s not all, this year Disney had several movies making over $100 million during their opening weekend like Avengers: Endgame and The Lion King making The Rise of Skywalker the 3rd biggest opening weekend debut for the company.
The movie did amazing internationally as well, going up to the #1 American film in nearly all markets with a second or third place in others.
Reviews of the movie are also great with an 86 percent on Rotten Tomatoes.
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