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Star Wars: Rogue One Box Passes $700 Million At Box Office

Posted By:Matt McGloin
Sat, 12/31/2016 - 21:56

Star Wars: Rogue One has now passed the $700 million mark at the box office.

Disney's second attempt at Star Wars with Rogue One has netted $393,554,705 in the U.S. with another $312,500,000 in foreign markets, giving it a current worldwide gross of $706,054,705.

Star Wars: Rogue One is now 2016's third best grossing U.S. film, trailing Find Dory ($486.2 million) and Captain America: Civil War ($408 million).

Rotten Tomatoes has Star Wars: Rogue One with an 85% positive rating amongst critics and 89% of fans stating they liked it.

You can read our review for Star Wars: Rogue One in which Lawrence offers in part: "Rogue One is a film worth seeing filled with plenty of Easter Eggs for fans and a nitty, gritty feel for what it originally meant to be a part of the Rebel Alliance."

"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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