Star Wars: The Last Jedi has opened with over €2.3M in its four day opening weekend in Ireland. This is the widest Disney cinema release of all time in Ireland and the four day takings match the phenomenal box office 4 day GBO Of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. With this ‘porgtastic’ opening, Disney now holds the #1 and #2 four day opening weekends in Ireland in 2017 as Star Wars: The Last Jedi joins Beauty & The Beast in these 2 top spots.
The film, which has opened to global praise from critics, has taken over $450M globally ($230M Internationally and an estimated $220M in the US). This makes it the second biggest opening of all time in America only behind Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
“Delivers on the promise and the hope” Entertainment.ie
“A throwback to when event cinema was big and exciting” Spin 1038
“Fans will be left with an immense feeling of satisfaction” Geekireland.com
“JJ Abrams has his work cut out after the jaw-drops here” RTE
“A blazing triumph”Movies+
In Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi join the galactic legends in an epic adventure that unlocks age-old mysteries of the Force and shocking revelations of the past. The film stars Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, Kelly Marie Tran, Laura Dern and Benicio Del Toro. Star Wars: The Last Jedi is written and directed by Rian Johnson and produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Ram Bergman. J.J. Abrams, Tom Karnowski and Jason McGatlin are the executive producers.
The dramatic coastal scenery of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way has been wowing audiences since the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi – the location scouts were so taken with Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way that key locations in counties Cork, Kerry, Clare and Donegal were handpicked to represent the planet Ahch-to in Star Wars: The Last Jedi.