The Last Jedi Opens With Over $200 Million at Box Office
Star Wars: The Last Jedi delivered on expectations, debuting with the second largest opening weekend of all-time. With an estimated $220 million, Star Wars: The Last Jedi delivered the second largest opening weekend ever behind only Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which debuted with $247.9 million back in 2015.
Last Jedi got off to a strong start on Thursday night with the second largest preview gross ever of $45 million and became only the second film to ever gross over $100 million on opening day resulting in the second largest opening day ever, second largest single day, second largest Friday and joins Force Awakens as the fastest films to reach $100 million.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi should easily gross over $1 billion during it's theatrical run. The next, still unnamed, Star Wars sequel is set for release in 2019.