‘Star Wars’ movie ‘Rise of Skywalker’ debuts with $374 million globally

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A fan poses as he awaits a gala screening of
A fan dressed as Kyle Ren awaits at a gala screening of “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” film in Cologne, Germany, December 17, 2019. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

December 22, 2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – “Star Wars” movie “The Rise of Skywalker” opened in theaters with $374 million in global ticket sales over the weekend as fans rushed to see the final chapter in the long-running film saga, distributor Walt Disney Co <DIS.N> said on Sunday.

Roughly $176 million of the total came from the United States and Canada, ranking as the 12th-biggest opening of all time in the world’s largest film market.

(Reporting by Lisa Richwine; Editing by Lisa Shumaker)

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