Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker Crosses $1 Billion Globally

By Christine Zosche 

J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker rode past the billion-dollar mark at the worldwide box office Tuesday, its 28th day in release. (THR / Heat Vision)

The film joins the elusive company of its franchise predecessors, 2015’s The Force Awakens and 2017’s The Last Jedi. (Variety)

The Force Awakens hit that same mark in 12 days and The Last Jedi in 19. (The Verge)

The Rise Of Skywalker is Disney’s seventh 2019 release to surpass this box office benchmark. (CNBC)