Skip to comments.‘Black Panther’ Sprinting Toward Historic $200M+ 4-Day Weekend
Posted on 02/16/2018 1:04:48 PM PST by Simon Green
The first set of estimates are in, and theyre showing that Disney/Marvels Black Panther is headed toward a historic weekend with $200M-$205M over four-days, $175M over three. These figures do not come from Disney. The Ryan Coolger-directed, an co-written pic with Joe Robert Cole should post an estimated $72M today, with last nights $25.2M previews repping 35% of that number.
On a three-day and four-day basis, Black Panthers estimates are easily the pre-summer records beating Beauty and the Beast ($174.7M 3-day, $188.2M 4-day) and Warner Bros./DCs Batman v. Superman ($166M 3-day, $181M 4-day). If these figures maintain, then Black Panther will own the 7th best opening of all-time at the domestic box office behind Captain America: Civil War ($179M). The pic is also on track to beat Marvels Iron Man 3 ($174.1M 3-day, $185.4M 4-day). Beyond amazing, especially for this time of year, but this holiday always works in the majors favor: ComScore reports that 23% K-12 and 9% colleges are off today, figures which will respectively spike to 88% out and 34% out. Over four-days, Cooglers Black Panther beats the first four days of F. Gary Grays Fate of the Furious debut by 86% (or $107.3M). Gray owned the previous opening record for a movie directed by an African American.
Fake, misleading, distorted news everywhere you turn. Why would box office reports - backing up what they've been endlessly predicting - be any less fake?
I was driving down the road yesterday and they were talking about record “pre-sales”. I marked my calendar. It was the first time in my life I ever heard them reporting on pre-sales of a movie.
Can’t wait til it comes to my neighborhood ....
Has the movie even come out yet?
Looks like a B movie from the 70s.
zombies going to the movies because they were told it was the right thing to do ... pass the popcorn.
Well I hope they will stop braying about how racist the country is, now.
Really doubt there’s such a market for another cookie-cutter heap of CGI swill, whose only unique feature is an extra dose anti-white hatred.
Sounds like a good weekend to steer clear of the theater.
I don’t understand why my two teenagers haven’t shown any interest in going to see this...unless it’s because nobody they know at school is talking about going...
Whenever the MSM pushes a movie so hard, I make a point to never see it.
It is not presales. Most movie goers buy tickets in advance especially when it is a big opening.
Curious to hear if there’s any gun play at the theaters this weekend.
Are you kidding? I’m concerned about a backlash against White People after this mess.
So if it doesn't get better then we're back to status quo - cause I can't see it getting worse.
Obama/Holder and their buddies have already fomented a backlash against white folk...
I predicted in a prior thread that after all the hype, any theater gunplay or brawls related to this movie will be downplayed in a big way.
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