'The Last Jedi' tops $1 billion worldwide at box office

ide


For the third straight week, “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” was the No. 1 grossing movie at the box office, taking in an estimated $52 million over the weekend to push its worldwide sales past $1 billion, Box Office Mojo reported.

>> Read more trending news

“The Last Jedi,” which opened on Dec. 15, has already passed the domestic box office success of “Beauty and the Beast,” which played in theaters for four months and made more than $517 million in the United States.

Since 2015, the three “Star Wars” films -- “The Force Awakens,” “Rogue One” and “The Last Jedi” -- each have topped $1 billion worldwide at the box office, despite having December release dates.
Already, “The Last Jedi” has moved into the top 10 among the highest grossing films of all time in the United States, Mojo Box Office reported.


Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Community

Oprah for president? She’s already shared the power of validation
Oprah for president? She’s already shared the power of validation

Oprah Winfrey for president? That possibility has caused a stir since last week’s Golden Globe awards, but as viewers of Winfrey’s show for spiritual seekers — “Super Soul Sunday” on her OWN network — know, Oprah will run only if she sets her intention to do so. “Intention” is one of Oprah&rsquo...
Martin Luther King Day: The Rev. King’s fight for justice in South Florida
Martin Luther King Day: The Rev. King’s fight for justice in South Florida

By Carlos Frias - Palm Beach Post Staff Writer The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. remained holed up in his Miami hotel. For two days, police had told him it was too risky to leave the Four Ambassadors on Brickell Avenue. Death threats had been made against his life during the Southern Christian Leadership Conference meeting. Six weeks later, he would...
How Lake Worth’s Martin Luther King mural gets worldwide attention
How Lake Worth’s Martin Luther King mural gets worldwide attention

It’s an iconic image: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s expressive face, beaming with hope and purpose, his arm stretched above the rapt crowd at the Lincoln Memorial gathered to hear what will come to be known as his pivotal “I Have A Dream” speech. But as reimagined by Brazilian muralist Eduardo Kobra, King is rendered in brilliant...
UK party leader's girlfriend suspended over Meghan Markle comments
UK party leader's girlfriend suspended over Meghan Markle comments

The girlfriend of the leader of Britain’s right-wing U.K. Independence Party has been suspended from the party after reportedly making racist comments about Prince Harry’s American fiancee, Meghan Markle. The Mail on Sunday published a series of messages reportedly sent by 54-year-old Henry Bolton’s 25-year-old girlfriend...
Dennis Rodman arrested on DUI charge
Dennis Rodman arrested on DUI charge

Dennis Rodman reportedly has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. Entertainment site TMZ broke the news that Rodman was pulled over for a traffic violation late Saturday and ended up being arrested on a DUI charge. The Associated Press, CNN and other news outlets later confirmed the arrest. >> Read...
More Stories