Star Wars: The Last Jedi is Australia’s Third Highest Opening Day Ever

December 15, 2017
Looks like Disney will be able to afford Fox after all.

It’s an amazing result, but look closer and note that The Force Awakens was released on less screens and made almost 50% more, and a different story emerges.

Top 10 Opening Days (All Time)

 

  Film Title Release Date Distributor Screens Opening

Day

1 STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS 17-Dec-15 WALT DISNEY 941 9,452,810
2 HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS: PART 2 13-Jul-11 WARNER BROS 753 7,092,376
3 STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI 14-Dec17 WALT DISNEY 970 7,062,531
4 AVENGERS, THE 25-Apr-12 WALT DISNEY 621 6,003,882
5 HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY, THE 26 Dec 2012 WARNER BROS 560 5,901,715
6 HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES, THE 26 Dec 2014 WARNER BROS 605 5,614,928
7 HOBBIT: DESOLATION OF SMAUG, THE 26 Dec 2013 WARNER BROS 633 5,564,516
8 RETURN OF THE KING, THE 26-Dec-03 ROADSHOW 453 5,289,477
9 TWO TOWERS, THE 26-Dec-02 ROADSHOW 424 5,230,286
10 TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON, THE 19-Nov-09 HOYTS 527 5,055,619

 

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