Black Panther Repeats, Crosses $500 Million Domestically, and Nears $900 Million Worldwide
Black Panther pulled off the three-peat continuing to dominate the movie market worldwide. The film earned an estimated $65.7 million over the weekend pushing the film over the $500 million mark domestically. It has earned $501.1 million in 17 days, the third fastest a film has crossed the $500 million mark. That tied Jurassic World and one day behind Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The film is also the tenth highest grossing domestic release of all time and third highest comic adaptation domestically.
The film also added $56.2 million internationally. Overseas it has earned $396.6 million and now is at $897.7 million worldwide. The film opened in Japan with $4.2 million including previews. The film opens in China this coming weekend.
We’ll have more on where the film stands in an hour.
Two new films took second and third…
Red Sparrow came in second with an estimated $17 million which is about estimations. The film also earned $26.5 million internationally. The film received a “B” CinemaScore. The film had a reported budget of $69 million.
In third place was Death Wish, the remake of the Charles Bronson classic. The film earned an estimated $13 million and received a “B+” CinemaScore. The film had a reported budget of $30 million.
In fourth place was Game Night which dropped from last weekend’s second. The film earned an estimated $10.7 million to bring its total to $33.5 million domestically and $49.5 million worldwide.
Rounding out the top five was Peter Rabbit and earned an estimated $10 million. The film stands at $84 million domestically and $101.9 million worldwide.
In other comic film earnings….
Thor: Ragnarok earned an estimated $124,000 to bring its domestic total to $315 million. Worldwide the film has earned $853.8 million.
This coming weekend sees the release of A Wrinkle in Time which should give Black Panther a run for the top of the box office.