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"Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" box office update


 

"Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" box office update

 

Disney said Friday morning (12/16) that, "'ROGUE ONE' finished the evening with the biggest Thursday preview of the year with $29.0M, ahead of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice ($27.7M) and Captain America: Civil War ($25.0M).  The responses from audiences last night has been extraordinarily enthusiastic, echoing the sentiment from the more than 200 positive reviews in our “Certified Fresh” 85% RottenTomatoes score.

  "We are now open in 47 territories thus far and with roughly $33M from the 60% of the marketplace open through yesterday and a dominant #1 in all markets, setting up a big weekend and strong run.  Key markets: UK ($5.0M), Australia ($3.6M), Germany and France ($3.1M).  Much more to come in the days ahead. 'Rogue One' posted the highest opening day of 2016 in Australia, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Scandinavia and Switzerland. The rest of international opens up today led by Japan and Spain (all open but Korea on 12/28 and China on 1/6).”