Sunday, January 15, 2017

'Rogue One' Is Now the Highest Grossing Film Domestically of 2016

By: Dominic Jones

For the second year in a row a Star Wars film is the highest grossing film domestically.  Rogue One: A Star Wars Story took the top spot this weekend, passing Finding Dory to reach number one.  The film currently sits at $498.9 million domestically, and is expected to pass $500 million by Monday.  This also moves Rogue One into seventh place all time domestically, behind The Dark Night in sixth at $534.8 million.  

At the International box office Rogue One sits at number four overall with $980 million, behind Finding Dory ($1.023 billion), Zootopia ($1.027 billion), and Captain America: Civil War ($1.15 billion).

Congrats to the Rogue One cast and crew on the success!

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