Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Wednesday AM Update: Tuesday box office figures To all the cynics out there who believe that the pandemic and streaming have annihilated theatrical moviegoing, well, Sony/Marvel’s Spider-Man: No Way Home just beat the final $515.2M domestic total of 2019’s Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker with $516.4M. Worldwide with $1.16 billion, Spider-Man: No Way Home is officially Sony’s
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Disney/Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker has officially crossed the $1B mark globally, becoming Disney’s 7th release of 2019 to the milestone. The epic saga-ending installment is also the 9th film of the year to get there (along with Sony’s Spider-Man: Far From Home and Warner Bros’ Joker). The Star Wars pic’s accomplishment is
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Refresh for latest…: Sam Mendes’ 1917 takes the worldwide crown this weekend with $56.4M. The Golden Globe Best Picture (Drama) winner from DreamWorks/Amblin/Universal was tops domestically and added $19.92M at the international box office from 30 Amblin and Universal markets. The global total through Sunday brings the estimated worldwide cume to $60.4M. The one-shot movie
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Sam Mendes’ Universal/Amblin WWI pic 1917 already is seeing a Golden Globes bounce from its surprise wins for Best Motion Picture – Drama and Director. Fandango reports a boost in advance sales this morning for 1917, selling five times more tickets than the film did a week ago for the Sunday-Monday overnight. Industry projections see the movie
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Refresh for latest…: Disney/Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker continued its global domination in the third weekend, now with a worldwide cume of $918.8M. It will soon become the Mouse’s 7th release of 2019 to cross the $1B mark. The current split is $450.8M domestic and $468M at the international box office. This weekend
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EXCLUSIVE: Sony/Seven Bucks/Matt Tolmach Productions’ Jumanji: The Next Level is closing in on its predecessor, Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle. With a $548.8M worldwide gross through January 2, the Dwayne Johnson-starrer now counts $209.7M domestic and $339.1M from the international box office. Comparatively at the same time in release, Next Level is slightly ahead (+3%)
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Early morning estimates show Disney’s Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker crossing the $400 million mark stateside with $407.8M after a New Year’s Day of $17.2M. That take bests the New Year’s Day cash of The Last Jedi ($14.2M), and isn’t that far from Rogue One‘s New Year’s Day of $16.75M. Skywalker‘s money is also, of course, far from what Force
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Well, that took some time. Finally, the 2019 domestic box office –which was loaded with mega Disney IP such as the second-highest grossing domestic title of all-time Avengers: Endgame ($858.3M), along with the Burbank, CA studio owning seven of the top ten pics of the year (all in excess of $362M-plus) –has crossed $11 billion.
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Refresh for latest…: Disney/Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker has climbed to $724.8M globally after 12 days in release. The split is $363M from the international box office and $361.8M domestic. This is after a $94.3M offshore weekend, which is above projections and reps just a 43% drop from the debut frame in 52
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Another big day for Disney’s Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker with a Dec. 26 estimated gross of $30.7M, -4% from Christmas Day. Industry sources are forecasting that through the ninth-quel’s first ten days by Sunday, the J.J. Abrams directed movie will hit $380.9M, pacing 3% ahead of Last Jedi at the same point in time. Pretty impressive for
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After a confirmed $198.8 million international box office bow for Disney/Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker this past weekend, the Monday grosses have pushed Episode IX to $226.8M offshore. Globally, the JJ Abrams-directed flying Stormtroopers have hit $433.4M through yesterday. While the initial overseas weekend session was off 16% from Star Wars: The Last
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Christmas Eve Update: Disney’s Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker took in $29.3M on Monday, -27% from Sunday for a 4-day + previews total of $206.7M. The film will remain undefeated with a second weekend in the $70M-$80M range, and the wide entries opening on Christmas Day won’t siphon off any grosses including Sony/Regency’s Little Women ($18M-$22M
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Disney/Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker powered up its light sabers in 46 material offshore markets through Thursday, grossing $59.1M at the international box office. That includes China where the force is, unsurprisingly, not strong with this final installment. Elsewhere, Episode IX has seen launches above Star Wars: The Last Jedi in most majors.
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EXCLUSIVE: The dark force from critics isn’t keeping Disney’s Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker down with the Lucasfilm finale to the George Lucas-created saga seeing between $44M-$48M per Deadline sources tonight. At that level, Rise of Skywalker will wind up being either the third or fourth best preview night ever with the current top three being last
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Imax today at this early hour is celebrating its best year ever at the global box office with $1.035 billion, up from last year’s previous record of $1.032B. And Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker hasn’t even opened everywhere yet (the J.J. Abrams film opens at special fan shows at 5PM tonight stateside with a wide break at
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Disney will ring out its $10 billion-plus global 2019 with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, in what is expected to be a $450M global opening, which is what Star Wars: The Last Jedi opened to in 2017, behind Force Awakens’ near $528.9M. Skywalker rises in France, Germany and Italy tomorrow with previews in China with domestic previews starting Thursday
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EXCLUSIVE: After exhibition experienced the richer side of November with Disney’s Frozen 2 and Lionsgate/Media Rights Capital’s Knives Out, they can look forward to a snowfall of cash come the late December period. Fandango reports today that in a recent poll of 1,000 participants, 93% of all moviegoers 18 and up plan to see at least 2 movies
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Disney/Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker has been set for a December 20 China release, in step with domestic. This marks a change from the saga’s recent holiday installments which have each bowed in the Middle Kingdom in January, after initial rollout elsewhere. The official Star Wars Weibo account posted a Chinese-subtitled trailer today
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We’ve been hearing for quite some time from exhibitors and distribution sources that advance ticket sales are strong, but not overly robust for Disney/Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, meaning in the way that they were for 2015’s Force Awakens ($247.9M) and 2017’s Last Jedi ($220M). Hence, early AM estimates for the J.J. Abrams movie hitting
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After going on sale last night during the halftime of ESPN’s Monday Night Football, Disney’s Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has turned out to be the second first day bestseller for mobile ticket retailer Atom Tickets, behind this year’s Avengers: Endgame. That movie literally shut down many exhibitors’ online ticket sites during their first day sales
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