Star Wars Games You'll Never Get to Play

Star Wars Games You'll Never Get to Play

Star Wars Games You'll Never Get to Play

There's been a slight disturbance in the force, and apparently it's been keeping people from going to see Solo: A Star Wars Story.

This week, Solo: A Star Wars Story introduced fans to Qi'ra (Emilia Clarke), a young woman from Han Solo's past who played a major part in the new film. After a normal Monday, the four-day total for "Justice League" sat at $101.3 million, and "Solo" might need the extra Memorial Day business just to match that amount.

Lucasfilm has at least nine more "Star Wars" films in the works.

Internationally, it didn't fare much better with $65 million taken so far and puts it significantly less than Rogue One's opening weekend of $134 million.

And the disappointing returns may give Lucasfilm pause with its aggressive strategy of mining all the Coaxium out of the franchise.

Maybe it's just that Solo's ticket sales were down from the start, but its stamina for the weekend is rather steady, with the three-day total only being 2.33-times the Friday attendance. To right the ship on Episode 9, Lucasfilm has turned to an old friend: "The Force Awakens" director J.J. Abrams. While Solo establishes Qi'ra's past with Han on their homeworld, Corellia, it also leaves several aspects of her history to be revealed at a later time. "Everyone acknowledged the risk of releasing another movie five months after Jedi".

How could a Star Wars movie bomb at the box office? Compare that to The Last Jedi's multiplier being 2.1, Rogue One's being 2.18, and The Force Awakens being 2.08. "The long wait until "Episode IX" is actually going to be a good thing for the franchise. a bit of breathing space is needed to build back up the huge excitement that every "Star Wars" film deserves".

Not even Hollis tried to sugarcoat Solo's worldwide performance so far, which includes a paltry $10.1 million launch in China.

It's a lot to ask of Star Wars fans to maintain the same level of excitement across that many Parsecs.

That leaves Warner Bros.' "Life of the Party" at No. 5, with an estimate of $6.9 million from 2,937 locations for the four days. But also because one movie losing some money isn't that bad considering how profitable other installments have been. However, it wasn't enough to land the highest Memorial Day opening.

Anthony and Joe Russo's Avengers: Infinity War ranked third, collecting $1.2 million in its fifth weekend, advancing to $58.9 million.

Below you can see the full Top 10 box office report for the May 25-27 period in the USA and Canada, as relayed by EW.

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