Black Panther Becomes 4th Highest Gross-Income Movie


Black Panther continues its climb up the box office charts.

"Black Panther" entered the top 10 of the highest-grossing films of all time at the worldwide box office this week, bolstered by a strong showing from global markets.

Saudi Arabia's first cinema in more than 35 years will open on 18 April, showing the action movie Black Panther.

The Disney superhero film saw its domestic earnings rise to a mammoth $652.5m (£463.5m), following Monday's ticket sales, making it the fourth-highest earner in U.S. history, beating 2015's Jurassic World's (above Chris Pratt and a raptor in the film) total of $652.3m (£463.3m). At the rate ticket sales are going, it's also possible for Black Panther to top Titanic's domestic total of $659.4 million and now sitting at No. 3 on the United States charts. It's should only take a couple more day to pass $659.4 million, the domestic total for James Cameron's Titanic, now #3 on the all-time US chart.

As of Tuesday, Black Panther passed the Disney animated hit Frozen to become one of the 10 highest-grossing films ever worldwide.

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Black Panther crossed yet another box office record threshold this week, and it's now days away from reaching another. And with $626.7M under its belt internationally, it is also the highest grossing superhero film that features a solo superhero.

Boseman is reprising his role as Black Panther/T'Challa in the upcoming Avengers: Infinity War.

Directed by Ryan Coogler, Black Panther stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Angela Bassett, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Florence Kasumba, Sterling K. Brown, Andy Serkis and John Kan.

Black Panther was released on February 16 and is still running in theaters worldwide.