How Much Will ‘The Last Jedi’ Make in One Weekend?

Hollywood looks to Star Wars for a massive international gross.

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Screengrab from the extended trailer of 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi.' (YouTube)

We’re three days away from The Last Jedi swallowing the world entire, and the predicted ticket sales are astronomical. According to The Hollywood ReporterThe Last Jedi is expected to gross $425 million internationally over the course of its first weekend, which would rank it among the top five opening weekends in history. Back in 2015 The Force Awakens took in $529 million its first weekend, a number that may be difficult to match for the sequel. Following a disappointing year at the box office for Hollywood, pressure on The Last Jedi to do big numbers is significant.

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