Skip to comments.‘Black Panther’ Tops ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ in Historic Opening
Posted on 02/20/2018 11:19:27 AM PST by EdnaMode
Disney-Marvels Black Panther is re-writing the record books, topping Star Wars: The Last Jedi for the second-highest four-day domestic opening of all time, with $242 million at 4,020 North American locations.
The superhero pic set a record for top Monday domestic gross ever, with $40.2 million, edging the previous high set by Star Wars: The Force Awakens at $40.1 million. The Monday total came in $7 million above the studios projections and lifted the four-day haul to $242 million.
Black Panther has grossed the second-highest four-day total of all time, behind only Star Wars: The Force Awakens at $288.1 million and $400,000 ahead of Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
Disney also reported Tuesday that the international total has reached $184.6 million to lift the worldwide take to $426.6 million, led by South Korea at $27.1 million and the U.K. at $26.7 million
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I’m sure they’re already thinking about the sequel.
It’s going to be a franchise!
When adjusted for inflation, Black Panther finishes behind Force Awakens, Jurassic World and The Avengers.
Hollyweird folks complain about guns but yet this movie had 163 shootings.
It’s getting a lot of help:
“THE THEME of giving back to your community runs strong through Black Panther, so its only fitting that campaigns and charity efforts have sprung up with one mission in mind: to help disadvantaged kids, many them of color, see Marvels ultimate black superhero come to their neighborhood.”
Have not seen it and don’t plan to see it.
But the Black Panther is a much better role model
than Jesse High Jackson or Al Sharpton.
I wonder how many ticket sales were in fact “phantom” ticket sales?
Yeah, that movie had more shootings than the typical Chicago weekend.
Not that I saw the film, now will I, but I must ask...
“Who were the 163 people shot” and why are so many flocking to watch the carnage? Just curious.
This is the first mass shooting film I am aware of where the number of shooting victims are well publicized.
No surprise given our racist volksgeist: Negroes are wonderful and holy; whites are evil and Negroes should kill them.
Meh, I saw the live show in 1968.
Don’t care if the SFX are better this time.
and these are the same celebs who would rather die than mix with black people and instead live in gated white neighborhoods in the valley. Liberal white guilt is a bitch..
The cynic in me wonders how many used EBT cards to buy theatre tickets.
I’m guessing that the number of black kids who get to see the movie for free will number between 10,000 and 1 million.
exactly. I’ve had a hunch that if blacks are the minority more than hispanics, how could they pack the movie house? A group of people were paying for it..
Holy Vibranium Batman!
Can’t leave out Hispanics or other minorities. Many will get to see it for free, as well.
THAT would make a great movie, wouldn't it? But it will never be told, because that would highlight the Republican stance towards slavery, as well as Democrat complicity in keeping slavery, so...that movie will never be made.
As for this movie, I won't see it. There are plenty of CGI based superhero movies that don't masquerade as a politically correct lesson on slavery. I am not knocking those who go, that is their business, it just isn't for me.
The cynic in me thinks this was propped up to be number one at all costs kind of like Obama.
Tix sales up? No sh!te, everyone was talking so much in the theater, it took multiple viewing for everyone to get the whole movie
/I kidd, I kidd
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