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The Biggest December Opening Weekends Ever

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Walt Disney Co (NYSE: DIS)'s latest Star Wars flick, "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" is off to a smashing start in its big screen debut and is just the second film ever to open in December above the $100 million mark.

Here is a list of the biggest December opening weekends ever, courtesy of Statista:

    1. "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" (2015): $247.9 million.
    2. "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" (2016): $155 million.
    3. "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" (2012): $84.6 million.
    4. "I Am Legend" (2007): $77.2 million.
    5. "Avatar" (2009): $77.0 million.
    6. "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" (2013): $73.6 million.
    7. "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" (2003): $72.6 million.
    8. "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" (2005): $65.6 million.
    9. "Sherlock Holmes" (2009): $62.3 million.
    10. "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" (2002): $62.0 million.

Infographic: The Biggest December Opening Weekends Ever | Statista
You will find more statistics at Statista Image Credit: By Walt Disney Pictures (Wars.com) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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