Surprising no one (according to The Hollywood Reporter.), has hit the $1 billion mark at the worldwide box office, marking the occasion on its 28th day of release Tuesday,
That breaks down to $481.3 million domestically in the US and $519.7 million from the rest of the world, combining for a total of $1.001 billion.
Now you’re wondering how it’s faring compared to its predecessor, which gained a few fans following Rise’s criticism for being a retconning and fan-servicing bonanza. Rian Johnson’s Last Jedi made $1.33 billion globally. If analyst projections cited by THR are correct, latest J.J. Abrams effort will top out at $1.2 billion to $1.25 billion. That’s a decline of 9 to 6 percent respectively.
The Rise of Skywalker’s slower pace is tied to its poor performance with Chinese audiences (who loved Endgame) and fewer repeat viewings from jaded fans, despite Rise being the capper to the Skywalker saga.
Still, you won’t see a soul tuning out from the.