Saturday, 22 September, 2018

2017 at the Box Office

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The Force Awakens is now the third highest grossing film ever made and it was largely fueled by the being the first significant Star Wars release in years and it also featured the return of the original cast. It also crossed the $1 billion mark globally after just three weeks in theaters.

"The Last Jedi" is now the eighth highest-grossing domestic movie of all time with $517.1 million - only $15 million behind last year's "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" in the seventh spot. According to the rumor, Lucasfilm executives made a decision to write off Luke in The Last Jedi during the film's post-production process, keeping the character's death from Hamill.

Neither box office analysts nor Disney expected "Last Jedi" to match the gross for "The Force Awakens", which had the advantage of being the first "Star Wars" movie in a decade to be released.

Star Wars is likely looking at some serious box office numbers for a few more years before that ceiling begins to level off.

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Results of the investigation will be reported to the UN Security Council's sanctions committee, foreign ministry officials said. China denied the allegations, saying reports that it sold oil to North Korea did "not accord with the facts".

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And Shanise's uncle Khalif Coleman said, smiling, that the 5-year-old had already been her own person. Tedesco says he has "never seen savagery like this" in 42 years in law enforcement.

The Last Jedi's worldwide box office has been projected to reach $1.6 billion before the end of its run. Domestically, The Last Jedi is the highest grossing movie of the year.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi now has an 83.28 ComicBook.com Composite Score.

Amidst all the chaos in the Star Wars community, a misleading rumor started running around, suggesting that Hamill didn't know the ending of the Star Wars sequel trilogy installment when he worked on the film. Her Wookiepedia ("Star Wars" wiki) page, has been defaced by racist and sexist slurs, and what is supposed to be information regarding her character was replaced by childish racial insults, which even made fun of several mental disorders. Star Wars: The Last Jedi also has a 4.06 out of 5 ComicBook.com User Rating. So, Disney has always been making money off of Star Wars but it's still an impressive benchmark for the movies.

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