The company says the blockbuster brought in $17 million in the country in its first weekend
It’s second only to its predecessor in the latest “Star Wars” trilogy, “The Force Awakens”, which made $18.6 million in Canada over the same time span when it debuted in 2015.
The film also holds the number 2 spot in the North American box office, where it made $220 million in its opening weekend.
The movie, directed by Rian Johnson, was released on Friday.
The third movie in the record-smashing trilogy is expected to be released in 2019.
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