Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Is a Box Office Bomb in China

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Things are looking good at the box office for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker in North America, but the picture in one of the world's biggest movie-consuming markets is another story entirely. On its opening day in China, the latest entry in the long-running sci-fi franchise flopped in a big way, which predicts an ugly finish for the final chapter of the Skywalker saga in the Middle Kingdom.

Star Wars has failed to connect with Chinese audiences on the same level as major superhero movies and some other blockbusters in recent years, but this is on another level. Per early box office reports, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker earned just $2.2 million on Friday and $5.87 million across its first two days of release in the country. Those numbers are nothing shy of brutal. What's more, it's now predicted that Episode IX will finish its entire theatrical run in China with just $18 million.
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