Box office: Rogue One is now the #2 movie of 2016 in North America (but only the #9 movie worldwide — so far)

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Rogue One ruled the box office for a third straight week as 2016 came to an end.

The Star Wars prequel earned an estimated $49.5 million in North American theatres between Friday and Sunday. That raises the film’s domestic total to $424.9 million and makes it the second-highest grossing film of the year in North America — behind Finding Dory — and the 14th-highest grossing film of all time domestically.

Overseas, it’s a slightly different story. Rogue One has earned $350 million to date internationally, for a global total of $774.9 million. That’s enough to rank 13th among the year’s English-language films overseas and ninth globally, and on the all-time charts the film currently ranks 133rd overseas and 67th worldwide.

Star Wars films generally don’t earn as much of their money overseas, proportionally speaking, as most blockbusters of that sort do. Last year’s The Force Awakens, for example, is the top-grossing film of all time by a huge margin in North America, but it ranks behind three other films — Avatar, Titanic and Furious 7overseas.

However, Rogue One could do better than usual when it opens in China next week, thanks to the fact that Donnie Yen and Wen Jiang are in its ensemble cast.

Meanwhile, in other box-office news…

Sing earned $42.8 million and ranked second in its second week, thereby raising its domestic cume to $166.4 million. The film has earned another $97.8 million overseas, for a global total of $263.2 million.

Passengers earned $16.2 million and ranked third in its second week, thereby raising its domestic cume to $61.5 million. The film has earned another $6.4 million overseas, for a global total of $67.9 million.

Moana earned $10.9 million and ranked fourth in its sixth week, thereby raising its domestic cume to $210 million. The film has earned another $189.1 million overseas, for a global total of $399.1 million.

Why Him? earned $10.6 million and ranked fifth in its second week, thereby raising its domestic cume to $34.6 million. The film has earned another $14.3 million overseas, for a global total of $48.9 million.

Fences earned $10 million and ranked sixth in its third week, thereby raising its domestic cume to $29.7 million. The film does not appear to have been released overseas yet.

La La Land earned $9.5 million and ranked seventh in its fourth week, thereby raising its domestic cume to $34.2 million. The film has earned another $27.8 million overseas, for a global total of $62 million.

Assassin’s Creed earned $8.6 million and ranked eighth in its second week, thereby raising its domestic cume to $39.6 million. The film has earned another $44.1 million overseas, for a global total of $83.7 million.

Manchester by the Sea earned $4.24 million and ranked ninth in its seventh week, thereby raising its domestic cume to $28.5 million. The film has earned another $1 million overseas, for a global total of $29.5 million.

And Collateral Beauty earned $4.15 million and ranked tenth in its third week, thereby raising its domestic cume to $25.8 million. The film has earned another $20 million overseas, for a global total of $45.8 million.

Next week brings us Underworld: Blood Wars and the wide releases of Hidden Figures and A Monster Calls.

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