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'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' Opening Thursday Box Office Numbers Revealed

'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' Opening Thursday Box Office Numbers Revealed

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is already blasting off.

The highly anticipated final film in the Skywalker saga launched to a $40 million opening during its Thursday evening previews (December 19), according to Variety on Friday (December 20).

The film is currently expected to bring is as much as $200 million in its opening weekend.

The number marks the fifth-best Thursday preview opening ever, behind Avengers: Endgame ($60 million), Star Wars: The Force Awakens ($57 million), Star Wars: The Last Jedi ($45 million) and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 ($44 million).

The film has brought in $59.1 million internationally as well in 46 markets.

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