The Last Jedi reaches $844M globally, Jumanji is up to $89.1M domestically
Walt Disney Pictures and Lucasfilm‘s Star Wars: The Last Jedi grossed $28.3 million domestically and $24.2 million internationally on Tuesday, for a global total of $52.5 million for the day. That means the film has reached $424 million in North America, $420.2 million overseas, and a worldwide sum of $844.2 million. Star Wars: The Last Jedi has now passed Wonder Woman ($412.6 million) domestically to become the #2 domestic release of 2017 to date, behind only Beauty and the Beast ($504 million).
Star Wars: The Last Jedi was written and directed by Rian Johnson (Brick, Looper) and continues the storylines introduced in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, welcoming back cast members Mark Hamill, the late Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Lupita Nyong’o, Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, and Andy Serkis. New cast members include Academy Award winner Benicio Del Toro, Academy Award nominee Laura Dern, and newcomer Kelly Marie Tran.
Columbia Pictures‘ Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle took in $17.1 million on Tuesday from 3,765 locations, bringing the domestic total to $89.1 million. Directed by Jake Kasdan, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle stars Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas, and Bobby Cannavale. The film was made for about $90 million.
Also reaching a milestone on Tuesday was Disney•Pixar’s Coco, which added $3 million domestically and $5.3 million internationally. The film has now earned $500 million worldwide, with $167.3 million coming from North America and $332.7 million from overseas. Directed by Lee Unkrich and co-directed by Adrian Molina, Coco features the voices of Anthony Gonzalez, Benjamin Bratt, Gael Garcia Bernal, Edward James Olmos, Alanna Ubach, and more.[Gallery not found]