Black Panther” has officially sailed passed “Titanic” to become third in the rankings for America’s top-grossing film of all time.
The marvel blockbuster has had another big weekend earning an additional $8.4m in its eighth weekend of release for a total U.S. box office haul of $665.3m, according to ComScore.
The Marvel blockbuster overtook James Cameron’s 1997 smash hit on Saturday, when it surpassed $665 million at the domestic box office. It’s now the highest-grossing title at the North American box office after 2015′s “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” ($936.7 million), and 2009′s “Avatar” ($760.5 million) the Los Angeles Times reports..
Internationally, Black Panther‘s $1.3bn in gross box office receipts making it the 10th biggest global grosser between Frozen ($1.277b in 2013/2014) and Star Wars: The Last Jedi ($1.33b in 2017/2018). It just might get past the last Star Wars film (if not the last Harry Potter flick, which earned $1.43b in 2011).
The Disney-Marvel super hero movie also notched a third milestone, Variety reports: Black Panther will be the first movie shown in Saudi Arabia when its 35-year cinema ban ends on April 18.