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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Crosses $1B WW, $523M Overseas – International Box Office

Refresh for latest: Disney/Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi has made the jump across the coveted $1B mark worldwide, grossing $1.04B through Sunday. The Rian Johnson-helmed installment is the 4th movie to pass the milestone in 2017, and the second for Disney after Beauty And The Beast. The international box office cume is now $523.3M after a $68M 3rd weekend in 54 material markets. With the frame factored in, The Last Jedi is now running 35% behind The Force Awakens and 36% ahead of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story at the same stage of international play.

The Resistance held very well overseas this session, dipping just 12% from last weekend which included Christmas Eve. Several markets saw increases including France (+37%) and Germany (+17%). Overall, the EMEA region was 2% ahead of last weekend.

Jedi is the No. 1 movie of the year in Croatia, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Norway and Sweden and held the top spot for the 3rd frame in a row in such key markets as France, Germany, Spain and the UK. It also held No. 1 in Japan.

The top market remains the UK which is approaching a milestone, coming out of the weekend at $91.5M. It’s followed by Germany ($62M), France ($45.6M), Japan, ($40.4M) and Australia ($35.1M).

The crystal foxes also crossed the $100M global mark in IMAX box office, the 8th film ever in the format’s history to do so and the 2nd fastest to the mark, after only Star Wars: The Force Awakens

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