'Rogue One' Blasts Past $1Billion At Global Box Office

Los Ángeles,Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Rogue One: A Star Wars Story's rag-tag band of rebels zoomed across the $1Billion threshold at the global box office.

In the case of Rogue One, Saturday was the 39th day of release for the Gareth Edwards-helmed spinoff. Rogue now becomes the lucky 13th Disney film to reach the $1Billion milestone and the 3rd Star Wars picture ever to do so. It's also the Mouse's 4th release of 2016 to hit those heights.

The current cume split is $512.2M domestic and $499.1M international for a global total of $1,011.3M through today.

In the standings, Rogue is the No. 1 release of 2016 domestically and the No. 7 of all time.

Globally, it's the No. 4 movie of 2016 (the top three spots are also occupied by Disney titles).

In another milestone, Rogue is the 7th movie ever to top $100M worldwide in IMAX with $101.3M to date.

The British actress Felicity Jones-led tale of the heroic group that sacrifices everything to steal plans for the Death Star and set up Episode IV: A New Hope.

Besides Felicity Jones,the film also features Mexican Diego Luna,Chjinese Donnie Yen and Jiang Wen, US Forest Whitaker, Ben Mendelsohn, from Australia, and Danish Mads Mikkelsen.

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Sandra Bullock, Bradley Cooper Vie for Top Box-Office Spot

LOS ANGELES – “Our Brand is Crisis” and “Burnt,” two new movies with Sandra Bullock starring in one and Bradley Cooper in the other, premiere in the United States this weekend, though showbiz pundits predict that “The Martian” and “Goosebumps” will be the big box-office draws for another week.

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