'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' and Their Perfect Formula Rock The Box Office

When it comes to any film with the Star Wars named in it, it's expected that it runs the box office.

That's exactly what Rogue One: A Star Wars Story did and it continues that seemingly perfect formula that these films continuously display.

"Disney's 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' crossed the $500 million mark globally this weekend after just 12 days in theaters with $523.8 million impressively on the books thus far," said comScore's Senior Media Analyst Paul Dergarabedian.

"Universal's 'Sing' is hitting the high notes with audiences around the world dancing to a weekend estimate of $62.3 million and a global total that now stands at $103.9 million.

In third place globally with an impressive $37.9 million weekend is the Chinese romantic comedy 'See You Tomorrow' directed by Zhang Jiajia."

The storyline and action compliments each other nicely in Rogue One and the addition of comedic relief makes the film that much better.

The characters were perfectly casted and that is precisely why it seems the Star Wars franchise continues to be a solid success over decades.

The top 12 worldwide 3-day weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, December 25, are below.

  1. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - Disney - $111.5M
  2. Sing - Universal - $62.3M
  3. See You Tomorrow - Multiple - $37.9M
  4. Dangal - UTV Motion Pictures - $29.6M
  5. Railroad Tigers - Multiple Chinese Distributors - $29.1M
  6. Great Wall, The - LegEast - $26.0M
  7. Assassin's Creed - 20th Century Fox - $23.6M
  8. Moana - Disney - $22.3M
  9. Master - CJ Entertainment - $18.1M
  10. Passengers - Sony - $14.8M
  11. Why Him? - 20th Century Fox - $13.2M
  12. Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them - Warner Bros. - $10.9M

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