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Star Wars Thrills: Star Wars Updates for the Week of Jan. 17

The purpose of Star Wars Thrills is to put all the Star Wars news from the week of January 17, 2020 in one location. This week, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker crossed the $1 billion mark at the worldwide box office, a rumor surfaced that Taika Waititi will direct a Star Wars movie, Star Wars: …

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Passes the $1 Billion Mark Worldwide

On Tuesday, Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker passed the billion-dollar mark in its 28th day of release. It’s become the fifth Star Wars film to reach this milestone. It is also Disney’s 7th billion-dollar release of 2019. The final film in the Skywalker saga has grossed $481.3 million in North America and $519.7 million at …

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Golden Globe Winner 1917 Takes Over the Box Office with $36.5M

After winning Golden Globe Awards for Best Picture (Drama) and Best Director for Sam Mendes, Universal Pictures expanded DreamWorks Pictures’ 1917 this weekend into 3,434 theaters, where the film earned $36.5 million in first place. Having opened in limited release on Christmas Day, the film’s domestic total is now $39.2 million. Internationally, the movie added $19.9 million …

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Legion of Leia Podcast: The Rise of Skywalker and The Mandalorian (Spoilers)

Happy New Year! On the latest episode of the Legion of Leia podcast, hosts Jenna Busch (that’s me) and Anastasia Washington welcome frequent guest Jeffrey Henderson. This time around we’re talking about Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and The Mandalorian. There will be spoilers, so make sure you’ve seen them both before watching. (Skywalker is up …

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The Rise of Skywalker Takes Down The Grudge and Rises to $919 Million

Newcomer The Grudge was no match for holdovers like Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Jumanji: The Next Level and Little Women over the first weekend of the 2020 box office. Lucasfilm’s The Rise of Skywalker continued its reign for a third weekend in a row with $33.7 million domestically and $50.5 million internationally, for a global weekend of $84.2 million. …

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Passes the $500 Million Mark

Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has passed the $500 million mark in its first eight days of global release, with $516.8 million to date. The film posted an estimated domestic Christmas Day of $32 million, the second-best Christmas Day ever behind only Star Wars: The Force Awakens. On Wednesday, the film added $32 million in North …

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Adds $57.2M Globally on Monday

On Monday, Lucasfilm‘s Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker added $29.2 million domestically and $28 million internationally, for a global day of $57.2 million. That means the final film in the Skywalker saga has grossed $206.6 million in North America and $226.8 million overseas. The worldwide total is now $433.4 million. The top international markets include: …

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The Rise of Skywalker Box Office Reaches $374 Million Worldwide

Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker opened in first place with an estimated $175.5 million at $4,406 domestic theaters, an average of $39,832 per location. It is the third-biggest opening for the month of December in North America and trails only the debuts of Star Wars: The Force Awakens ($247.9 million) and Star Wars: The Last Jedi …

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Legion of Leia Podcast: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Cats Movie and More

The Legion of Leia Podcast is back! This week, myself and my co-host Anastasia Washington are taking on two big cinematic events. First up, we’re talking all about the Cats movie, which has to be seen to be believed. You’ve read the reviews. You’ve seen the trailer. You still don’t know what you’re in for. I’m …

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The Rise of Skywalker Opens to $40 Million at Thursday Previews

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker began its opening weekend with a strong $40 million in early domestic Thursday shows, delivering the fifth-best preview performance in industry history. The Thursday figure trails the openings of Avengers: Endgame ($60 million), The Force Awakens ($57 million), The Last Jedi ($45 million), and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 ($44 million). …

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LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga and Battlefront II Trailers

To celebrate the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and the long-awaited conclusion to the saga, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has shared the first LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga trailer. The upcoming game from TT Games arrives in 2020 (pre-order here) and will feature all nine Skywalker saga films reimagined with iconic and irreverent …

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Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi – A Look Back

In the run-up to the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and the end of the Skywalker Saga, we will be taking a look back at all of the Saga films and re-evaluating them and their legacy as a whole. Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi Either a reaction to the creative …

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Review

As someone who was there at the beginning that fateful summer of 1977, I’ve rode the highs and the lows of the Star Wars saga over the years. During that time, there have been, shall we say, some truths I’ve clung to that depended greatly on my own point of view. I’ve reevaluated these films so …

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Spoiler-Free Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Review

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker ends more than a franchise. It ends an era. Yes, we have The Mandalorian, and I love Baby Yoda (okay, The Child) with my entire heart, but this is bigger. A New Hope is my first conscious movie memory. Star Wars has literally changed my entire life and charted the course of …

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Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens – A Look Back

In the run-up to the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and the end of the Skywalker Saga, we will be taking a look back at all of the Saga films and re-evaluating them and their legacy as a whole. Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens Star Wars the series has long …

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Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith – A Look Back

In the run-up to the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and the end of the Skywalker Saga, we will be taking a look back at all of the Saga films and re-evaluating them and their legacy as a whole. Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith In the look back on …

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Watch the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Premiere Live Stream

The Walt Disney Studios is live streaming the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker premiere and you can watch the event here tonight starting at 5:30 p.m. PT / 8:30 p.m. ET. Attending the Rise of Skywalker premiere from the film are: Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Naomi Ackie, Anthony Daniels, …

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Awesome The Rise of Skywalker Trailer for Star Wars Battlefront II!

EA DICE has brought online a fantastic new trailer for Star Wars Battlefront II (buy at Amazon.com) which shows off the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker content coming to the game tomorrow, Tuesday, December 17. The Rise of Skywalker content includes a new location, new reinforcements, and Hero Appearances. A brand-new jungle planet – that you might have …

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Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones – A Look Back

In the run-up to the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and the end of the Skywalker Saga, we will be taking a look back at all of the Saga films and re-evaluating them and their legacy as a whole. Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones The transition film from the …

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