The latest chapter in the Star Wars saga, The Last Jedi, opened in theaters on December 15th to universal acclaim from critics.
However, the movie has turned out to be quite polarizing amongst everyday moviegoers and Star Wars fans, resulting in some backlash towards the film.
As of Tuesday, Rotten Tomatoes’ score for the movie amongst critics is at 92%; the score amongst the audience is at 52%.
So far, The Last Jedi has grossed $791.6 million worldwide and $395.6 million in the U.S. It is now the 3rd highest grossing film in the U.S. for 2017, behind Beauty and the Beast ($504 million) and Wonder Woman ($412.5 million).
The Last Jedi had the highest U.S. weekend opening in 2017 at $220 million, placing it far ahead of the Beauty and the Beast’s box office opening of $174.7 million.
Food For Thought
What did people love or hate about The Last Jedi?
[Warning: Spoilers included in article summaries!]