‘Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’ Closes Week Two With $840 Million

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has been out for two weeks now and it shows no sign of stopping; despite the reviews. It’s on it’s way to join the two previous films in the $1 billion club. From the track record, it is being reported that it won’t touch The Force Awakens nor The Last Jedi, which are both sitting at $2 billion and $1.3 billion.

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Though it’s going to come up short, The Rise of Skywalker has currently made $417 million domestic and $423 internationally. This brings the grand total of $840 million for it’s second week.

The movie is far from being a flop and it will continue to rise in revenue for weeks to come. We estimate the film will finish right around $1.2 billion.

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What do you guys think of the film? Let us know in the comments below.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is currently in theaters everywhere.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker sees the return of stars Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Kelly Marie Tran, Joonas Suotamo, and Billie Lourd. Joining the cast of Episode IX are Naomi Ackie (Doctor Who), Richard E. Grant (Gosford ParkHudson Hawk), Dominic Monaghan (Lost), Keri Russell (The Americans), and Matt Smith (Doctor Who), who will be joined by veteran Star Wars actors Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, and Billy Dee Williams, who will reprise his role as Lando Calrissian. The role of Leia Organa will once again be played by Carrie Fisher, using previously unreleased footage shot for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is directed by J.J. Abrams and produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Abrams and Michelle Rejwan. Callum Greene, Tommy Gormley, and Jason McGatlin serve as executive producers. The screenplay was written by Chris Terrio & J.J. Abrams and the story is by Derek Connolly & Colin Trevorrow and J.J. Abrams & Chris Terrio, based on characters created by George Lucas.

Source: Box Office Mojo

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