Black Panther rises to $704 million at the global box office
Marvel Studios‘ Black Panther earned another $108 million at the domestic box office this weekend (a drop of just 47% in ticket sales) to take its North American total to $400 million through Sunday. That means Black Panther has crossed the $400 million mark in just 10 days, making it the fastest Marvel Cinematic Universe title to get to that point (Marvel’s The Avengers‘ record was 14 days) and second-fastest movie overall (tied with Jurassic World and behind Star Wars: The Force Awakens). With a $108 million second weekend, Black Panther also becomes only the fourth film ever to cross the $100 million mark its second weekend along with Star Wars: The Force Awakens ($149.2 million second weekend), Jurassic World ($106.6 million), and Marvel’s The Avengers ($103.1 million).
Internationally, Black Panther added $83.8 million from 55 markets this weekend to take its overseas total to $304 million, and worldwide total to $704 million. The international highlights so far include: UK ($41.2M); Korea ($36.0M); Brazil ($18.6M); Mexico ($17.5M); Australia ($17.4M); France ($15.0M); Germany ($11.0M); Taiwan ($10.6M); Indonesia ($9.7M); Malaysia ($8.0M); India ($7.5M); Philippines ($7.4M); Hong Kong ($6.9M); Thailand ($6.7M); and Italy ($6.2M). The movie will open in Japan next weekend and in China on March 9th.
The Ryan Coogler-directed film stars Chadwick Boseman, Danai Gurira, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, and Andy Serkis.
Black Panther Rises to $704 Million at the Global Box Office