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Star Wars: Rogue One Box Office: Passes $600 Million

Posted By:Matt McGloin
Wed, 12/28/2016 - 20:32

Star Wars: Rogue One has amassed a current worldwide gross of $615,934,691 at the box office with the bulk of the amount coming from the U.S. after being in theaters for only 12 days.

The U.S. box office thus far for Star Wars: Rogue One is a whopping $340,634,691, making up 55.3% of the draw.

Rotten Tomatoes has Star Wars: Rogue One at an 85% favorable ratings amongst critics, with 89% of fans stating they liked it.

BoxOfficeMojo.com also has Star Wars Rogue One:

• #4 best movie starring starring an action heroine
• #3 best prequel
• #4 best Star Wars film
• #7 top movie in the past year
• #5 best opening for a non-Tuesday opening
• #2 best single Monday gross
• #2 best Christmas Day
• #2 best opening weekend in December
• #3 best opening weekend for a holiday

Personally, I felt Star Wars: Rogue One was just "alight" and had wished they had come up with more of an original story instead of rehashing the "orphan" searches for the "master" with help of "Han Solo." 

I do have high hopes for Star Wars: Episode VIII.

You can read our Star Wars: Rogue One review here.

Star Wars: Rogue One current box office gross:

Domestic:    $340,634,691
Foreign:       $275,300,000
Worldwide:  $615,934,691

"Star Wars: Rogue One" is directed by Gareth Edwards and stars Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, with Jiang Wen and Forest Whitaker. Kathleen Kennedy, Allison Shearmur and Simon Emanuel are producing, with John Knoll and Jason McGatlin serving as executive producers. 

Synopsis:

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.

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