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‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ nears $1 bn at global box office

MUMBAI: Disney’s ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ is nearing $1 billion at the global box office.

Meanwhile, Sony’s ‘Passengers’ has crossed $200 million at the global box office.

comScore has announced the official worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of 15 January as compiled by the company’s theatrical measurement services.

comScore senior media analyst Paul Dergarabedian commented, “Sony’s ‘Passengers’ launched in China this weekend, delivering a strong $32.5 million thus catapulting the film into the number one spot worldwide for the frame with $38.125 overall and $237.1 million globally to date with Japan set to release the film on March 24th. Notably, ‘Disney’s ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ is now looking toward the $1 billion global milestone with $979.95 million in the box office bank through Sunday.”

The top 12 worldwide weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of 15 January, are:

Passengers – Sony – $38.1 Million
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – Disney – $35.7 Million
La La Land – Lionsgate – $32.3 Million
Sing – Universal – $27 Million
Assassin’s Creed – 20th Century Fox – $24.6 Million
Moana – Disney – $20.8 Million
Hidden Figures – 20th Century Fox – $20.4 Million
Bye Bye Man, The – STX Entertainment – $14.7 Million
Monster Trucks – Paramount Pictures – $14.5 Million
Patriots Day – Multiple – $13.3 Million
Why Him? – 20th Century Fox – $12.4 Million
The Great Wall – Universal – $10 Million
The top 12 US weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of 15 January, are:

Hidden Figures – 20th Century Fox – $20.4 Million
La La Land – Lionsgate – $14.5 Million
Sing – Universal – $13.8 Million
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – Disney – $13.8 Million
The Bye Bye Man – STX Entertainment – $13.4 Million
Patriots Day – Lionsgate – $12 Million
Monster Trucks – Paramount – $10.5 Million
Sleepless – Open Road – $8.5 Million
Underworld: Blood Wars – Sony – $5.8 Million
Passengers – Sony – $5.6 Million
Live By Night – Warner Bros. – $5.4 Million
Moana – Disney – $3.9 Million