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Actors Felicity Jones and Diego Luna pose for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' in London, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)

'Rogue One' scores $290 million worldwide box office opening


The numbers are in, and "Rogue On: A Star Wars Story" killed it at the box office.

The movie landed a whopping $155 million domestically  and $290.5 globally. This made it the top movie around the world this weekend.

The numbers exceeded Disney's expectations; the studio thought the movie would debut somewhere between $120 million and $150 million.

The movie has yet to open in China, the second largest movie market in the world. It will do so on Jan. 6.

The movie had one of the highest opening weekends in box office history.

The demographics

When you look at the moviegoers who attended screenings of "Rogue One," 59% were male, while 41% were female. Twenty-six percent were between the ages of 26 and 34, according to date shared by Disney.

How it compares

Let's address the elephant in the room. Compared to "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," well it doesn't compare.

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" opened to $248 million domestically, about $100 million than "Rogue One."

But it might be unfair to compare as "Rogue One" is Disney's first Star Wars spinoff, and not another episode.

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