STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI Approaches #11 Spot On All-Time Highest Grossing List, But Flops In China

STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI Approaches #11 Spot On All-Time Highest Grossing List, But Flops In China

Alhough Star Wars: The Last Jedi is now closing in on Furious 8's spot on the all-time highest grossing movies list, the Rian Johnson-helmed space adventure has failed to make any kind of impact in China.

The Friday box office updates for Star Wars: The Last Jedi are in, and it looks like the latest journey to the galaxy far, far away is poised to become one of the 10 highest-grossing movie of all time.

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As it stands, Rian Johnson's film will pass Furious 8 ($1,236.0M) today to nab the #11 spot - however, if it does manage to crack the top 10, it won't be thanks to China's box office takings.

After experiencing one of the biggest Friday-to-Friday box office plunges on record, Forbes reports that the picture has been pulled from 92% of screenings in The Middle Kingdom after just one week on release. Star Wars movies have never fared particularly well in China, but that seems to be unprecedented.

What do you guys make of this? Do you plan on seeing The Last Jedi again in theaters? Sound off below.
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