‘Star wars: The Last Jedi’ has raked in $220m on its opening weekend in North America and netted an estimated $450m globally.

The Disney and Lucasfilm movie took in the huge chunk from 54 markets around the world.

Star Wars series is now the first film franchise in history to have two installments surpass $200 million at the box office.

The impressive opening is the second-best debut weekend in cinema history.

The last Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens, netted $208.8 million in its opening weekend.

The Last Jedi, also known as episode VIII, features Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis and Lupita Nyong’o.

Also starring in the movie were Mark Hamill and the late Carrie Fisher, Kelly Maria Tran, Laura Dern and Benicio del Toro.

Rian Johnson wrote and directed the latest flick in the Star Wars trilogy, as he did with the last.



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