'Star Wars' and 'Jumanji' Closing Out 2017 With Box Office Race

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi is now playing in theaters.

"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" hit the $1 billion mark at the global box office on Sunday, according to The Daily Beast. Disney is expected to surpass this amount with the final sales of "The Last Jedi". This, of course, does not include the millions of dollars Disney spent on production and marketing for the movies or the percentage that goes to movie theaters.

The Star Wars legend, however, debunked the rumor, calling it "complete BS".

Fans have also defended Tran even citing notions such as white fragility, and others have called out fans on being unfair since they apparently only hate Rose and are taking it out on Tran. It is pacing 36 percent of ahead of last year's Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. The drop-off for "Star Wars" sequels was also the case for "The Empire Strikes Back", which made $98 million less than the first "Star Wars" did during its initial run in 1980. The film was something of a gamble, being the first Star Wars film not connected to the events of the main series, but that seems like a foolish concern in hindsight.

Celebrities arrive on the red carpet to attend the premiere of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi", held at the Royal Albert Hall in London, England.

Photo "Despicable Me 3" was the only animated film to rank among the year's 10 biggest ticket sellers. According to the rumor, Lucasfilm executives made a decision to write off Luke in The Last Jedi during the film's post-production process, keeping the character's death from Hamill.

In Lucasfilm's Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the Skywalker saga continues as the heroes of The Force Awakens join the galactic legends in an epic adventure that unlocks age-old mysteries of the Force and shocking revelations of the past.

Star Wars is likely looking at some serious box office numbers for a few more years before that ceiling begins to level off.

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