Analyzing 40 Years of Star Wars Box Office Success and the Future of Cinema

Analyzing 40 Years of Star Wars Box Office Success and the Future of Cinema

A few years back after the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens I wrote an article detailing the box office success of each Star Wars film during their first week of screening. So I thought it would be fun to refresh some of the numbers as well as look at total box office success rather than just opening week.

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Marvel Movie Analytics: Which Marvel Film is the Most Successful?

Marvel Movie Analytics: Which Marvel Film is the Most Successful?

Since MCU’s debut film, Iron Man, in 2008 we’ve averaged 2 Marvel films a year. Back in December I wrote a post about the Star Wars franchise and how profitable each of the movies have been. So I thought I’d do the same for Marvel, but this time rather than just look at box office performance I thought I’d shake it up a bit and also look at critical reception and reviews.

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Star Wars The Force Awakens: Box Office Success By the Numbers

Star Wars The Force Awakens: Box Office Success By the Numbers

So Star Wars: The Force Awakens opened last week and so far its smashing box office records left and right. It quickly snapped up the record for biggest domestic and global opening day, weekend and week, and is on track to be the highest grossing film of all time. But out of the 7 installments to the Star Wars franchise, just how successful is TFS? Let’s break it down.

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