‘The Rise of Skywalker‘ Opening Night Box Office Results Are In. Fans around the world may have varying opinions over the outcome of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, but the majority seems to feel it is a just ending to a story that spans decades and generations. The film has done very well with the initial opening on Thursday night of a holiday weekend, and the earning reports are in.]’
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has done well both domestically and internationally, with global earnings of $59.1 million at the box office, according to Box Office Mojo on Thursday night, $40 million of which was earned domestically.
Current predictions believe The Rise of Skywalker is set to earn upwards of $170 mil to $200 million over the course of the opening weekend. These predictions seem quite low, especially when Star Wars: The Force Awakens earned $247 million and Star Wars: The Last Jedi made$220 million on their respective opening weekends, but with record breaking ticket pre-sales it is likely the film will beat even the loftiest predictions for the holiday weekend release.
“The surviving Resistance faces the First Order once more as Rey, Finn and Poe Dameron’s journey continues. With the power and knowledge of generations behind them, the final battle commences.”
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker stars Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Kelly Marie Tran, Joonas Suotamo, Billie Lourd, Naomi Ackie, Richard E. Grant, Keri Russell, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Billy Dee Williams, and Carrie Fisher.
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