‘Black Panther’ is still breaking records. The successful film is now the third film to ever earn $700 million at the North American box office. It joins ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and ‘Avatar.’
The film debuted on Feb. 16 and is now in its 25th weekend of release, showing at 25 movie theatres. It grossed (Aug. 3) $16,000 on Friday to take the gross to $699,985,026 on its 169th day. “Black Panther,'” starring Chadwick Boseman and directed by Ryan Coogler, surprised the industry when it debuted with $242.1 million over President’s Day weekend.
According to NYDN, “Black Panther” totaled a stunning $605.4 million in its first 31 days. It has passed Star Wars: The Last Jedi” ($619.8 million) for sixth place and “The Avengers” ($623.4 million) for the fifth place “Jurassic World” at $652.3 million for fourth place and “Titanic” at $659 million for third place. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” tops the list at $936 million followed by “Avatar” at $760 million.
Black Panther has dominated the box office and still going strong!
Written By: Fantasia. H