‘Black Panther’ continues to own worldwide box office

Black Panther (Marvel Studios)

It gives us no surprise to report that Black Panther has flown past the $1 billion mark at the worldwide box office. Following it’s $22.7m opening day in China the film took a full weekend gross of $66.5m. Overall, the film added an estimated $100m internationally pushing the overseas total to $516.6m for a global tally that now totals $1.078 billion.

In North America the film remains number one for a fourth week. The first Marvel Cinematic Universe to hold the number one spot for that length of time. Its fourth weekend gross totalled $41.1m for a domestic total of $562m.

This week Black Panther will need to stand up against Tomb Raider which stands as the only competition for the top spot.

Black Panther is directed by Ryan Coogler from a screenplay co-written with Joe Robert Cole. Chadwick Boseman reprises his role as T’Challa/Black Panther and is joined in the film by Michael B. Jordan, Danai Gurira, Lupita Nyong’o, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Angela Bassett, Any Serkis and Forest Whitaker.

The Marvel Studios/Disney film landed in cinemas on February 12, 2018 in the UK and Feb 16 in the US.

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