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'Black Panther' to cross $1 billion worldwide in less than a month

Black Panther Wins The Box Office Weekend Four Times In A Row Black Panther Has Another Huge Weekend, Passes $1 Billion Worldwide
Freda Brock | 11 March, 2018, 02:23

T'Challa isn't just the king of Wakanda.

Furthermore, Black Panther is up against A Wrinkle In Time at the box office, and is still expect rake in $40 million over the course of this weekend. The movie has now been in theaters for a month and it's continuing to break box office records, even competing with other Disney movies and crushing them.

Going into this weekend, Black Panther has grossed more than $520 million in domestic box office sales, making it the ninth-highest grossing domestic release of all time.

According to Variety, Black Panther has become the 16th Disney film and the fifth Marvel Studios title to pass the $1 billion milestone. And it only took the film, which stars Chadwick Boseman as the titular Black Panther/T'Challa, 26 days to get there. A 44% drop for the tentpole's fourth weekend would be on par with its third weekend decline of 41%.

Heading into the weekend, "Black Panther" had tallied $940.3 million in worldwide sales since opening in the US on February 16.

Black Panther Wins The Box Office Weekend Four Times In A Row

The movie has surpassed movies like The Force Awakens, which earned $42-million in 2016 and Spider-Man with only $45-million.

"BTW, 'Black Panther's" opening in China is looking like a weekend opening in the high-$60M to low-$70M range.

Black Panther just keeps on crushing it. Even more impressively, it's the second-largest superhero release of all time, even breezing past The Dark Knight.

Directed by Ryan Coogler, Black Panther stars Michael B. Jordan, Letitia Wright, Danai Gurira, Lupita Nyong'o, Angela Bassett, Daniel Kaluuya, Forest Whitaker, Winston Duke, Andy Serkis, and Martin Freeman.

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