George Lucas’ space opera is a cornerstone of the modern film industry and a cultural phenomenon around the globe. The 10 films in the “Star Wars” franchise have grossed more than $4.5 billion domestically since 1977. Outside the U.S., it’s garnered more than $4.6 billion. But there is one place that “Star Wars” hasn’t had the same success — China.
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Why Star Wars Failed In China