NEW YORK, Dec 19: Coming in behind only “The Force Awakens,” ″Star Wars: The Last Jedi” notched the second-best opening weekend ever, grossing $220 million in ticket sales in the U.S. and Canada, according to final box-office figures Monday.
“The Last Jedi” opened with $450.8 million globally, leading Hollywood’s best weekend of the year. Only one other film entered wide release against the Disney blockbuster: Fox’s “Ferdinand.” The children’s book adaptation from 20th Century Fox slumped to a $13.4 million opening.
The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theater locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Monday by comScore:
1. “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” Disney, $220,009,584, 4,232 locations, $51,987 average, $220,009,584, 1 Week.