Star Wars: The Last Jedi hit the box office with force by scooping a staggering $494 million worldwide on its opening weekend.
The tentpole has posted one of the top ten Mondays of all-time with $21.6 million domestically to lift the four-day total to $241.6 million with 31% of schoolchildren on vacation. "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" leads that Monday list with $40.1 million on its fourth day, when 77%
of schoolchildren were on vacation, followed by "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" with $32 million on the day on Dec. 26.
Internationally, "The Last Jedi" took in $22.3 million on Monday to push its total to $253 million, led by the U.K. with $41.7 million, Germany with $25.4 million, and France with $20.7 million. Parts of the U.K. are on holiday, while France and Germany have not yet done so.