While some have blamed an apocalyptic smog on the poor box office reception of Rogue One in China, there may be another reason it fared so poorly.
Rogue One and Hidden Figures will go up against Monster Trucks, The Bye Bye Man and Sleepless at the box office this weekend.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story barely wins for a fourth weekend in a row with $21.9 million, barely besting Hidden Figures.
Incredibly high, dangerous levels of pollution may keep Star Wars: Rogue One from dominating the Chinese box office this weekend.
Rogue One: A Star Wars story crosses $800 million worldwide, as Disney becomes the first studio ever to earn $3 billion domestic at the box office in a single year.
Underworld: Blood Wars hits theaters while A Monster Calls and Hidden Figures expand in the first box office week of 2017.
LucasFilm's Star Wars spin-off Rogue One has no trouble taking the top spot at the box office again with $49 million.
The success of Rogue One has pushed the Star Wars franchise past James Bond at the box office.
Disney and LucasFilm's hit Star Wars spin-off Rogue One has surpassed yet another box office milestone passing $600 million worldwide.
Two-time box office champ Rogue One doesn't face any competition in wide release, on the final weekend of the year in theaters.
The Star Wars spin-off Rogue One has no trouble taking down newcomers Passengers, Sing and Assassin's Creed at the box office.
Last week's winner Rogue One squares off against four new releases opening over the holiday weekend, including Sing and Passengers.
Walt Disney Studios is the first ever to reach $7 billion at the global box office in just one year.
LucasFilm's first Star Wars spin-off, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story gets off to an impressive start at the worldwide box office with $290.5 million.
Estimates put Rogue One: A Star Wars Story between $140M and $160M for its first weekend in theaters.
Rogue One fails to live up to the Star Wars: The Force Awakens preview night box office, but is December's second best opening ever.
Disney and Lucasfilm already have a huge hit on their hands with Star Wars: Rogue One as it aims for $350 million worldwide this weekend.
Disney's Star Wars spin-off Rogue One goes up against Collateral Beauty in the first weekend of a crowded holiday frame.
With another solid weekend in theaters, Doctor Strange officially passes Thor: The Dark World at the box office.
Disney's Moana remains atop the box office with $18.8 million, barely beating newcomer Office Christmas Party with $17.5 million.
Office Christmas party is the only newcomer in wide release, while Miss Sloane expands, going up against last week's winner Moana.
Disney sets a new industry record for domestic box office in 2016, besting the previous record set by Universal in 2015.
Disney's Moana repeats atop the box office with $28.3 million, with the sole new release Incarnate opening ninth place with $2.6 million.
The Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them reaches an international box office milestone after just a few weeks in theaters.
Disney's Moana will only go up against one new movie in wide release, the thriller Incarnate, in theaters this weekend.
Marvel's Doctor Strange continues to impress, as it has grossed more than $600 million worldwide, setting a new MCU record.
Disney's Moana easily takes down three more new releases to take the Thanksgiving box office crown with $55.5 million.
Disney's new animated adventure Moana broke a Tuesday box office record yesterday by taking in $2.6 million in sneak previews.
Early box office tracking has Star Wars: Rogue One opening at $130 million this December.
Last week's winner Fantastic Beasts goes up against four newcomers at the holiday box office, Moana, Allied, Bad Santa 2 and Rules Don't Apply.
After less than three weeks in release, Marvel's Doctor Strange has surpassed Ant-Man at the worldwide box office.
Third Doctor Strange weekend gets beat by Warner Bros.' Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
Two-time winner Doctor Strange goes up against Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them at the box office this weekend.
Doctor Strange has won again at the box office, passing $150 million domestically and $500 million worldwide.
Marvel's Doctor Strange repeats atop the box office with $43 million, beating Arrival, Almost Christmas and Shut In.
Last week's winner Doctor Strange squares off against Arrival, Almost Christmas and Shut In at the box office this weekend.
Marvel's new Phase 3 adventure Doctor Strange is already a box office hit, taking in $325 million worldwide after just two weekends in theaters.
Marvel's second Phase 3 adventure Doctor Strange wins the weekend with an estimated $84.9 million in its opening frame.
Doctor Strange stays on track for a massive $80 million weekend after opening to higher than expected numbers of Friday.
Marvel's Doctor Strange took in $9.4 million during Thursday night screenings, beating both Ant-Man and Thor: The Dark World.