The Force is strong with this Rogue One!
After pocketing another $19.9 million overseas on Wednesday, pushing its international cume to $295.2 million, and $18.1 million stateside, pushing its domestic cume to $358.6 million, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has now grossed $653.8 million at the worldwide box office and is expected to surpass $700 million some time tomorrow.
Domestically, Rogue One is within $10 million of cracking the 2016 top three. Globally, it is within $3 million of passing Marvel's Doctor Strange ($656.7 million) and cracking the 2016 top-ten.
Disney and Lucasfilm's first standalone Star Wars film opened South Korean box office on Wednesday, finishing in second-place and pulling in $900K. Over in the UK, Rogue One has crossed the $50 million mark; however, that figure would be closer to $63 million if the pound hadn't plummeted after Brexit.
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From Lucasfilm comes the first of the Star Wars standalone films, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, an all-new epic adventure. In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is directed by Gareth Edwards and stars Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, Jiang Wen and Forest Whitaker. Kathleen Kennedy, Allison Shearmur and Simon Emanuel are producing, with John Knoll and Jason McGatlin serving as executive producers.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is now playing!