Black Panther Crosses $1 Billion Threshold

Black Panther Crosses $1 Billion Threshold

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LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) –For the fourth week in a row, Disney-Marvel’s “Black Panther” ruled the weekend box office, both in North America and abroad, pushing it past the $1bn mark for cumulative revenue.

The milestone weekend for the film came as it opened in China to the tune of $66.5 million, making it the top movie over the weekend in market.

In North America, “Panther” added $41.1M over the weekend, and an astounding $141.1M worldwide. The weekend’s performance made the film the seventh highest grossing movie of all time in just 24 days.

New to theaters this weekend was Disney’s “A Wrinkle In Time” which debuted to a disappointing $33.3m domestic and $39.6M worldwide opening. Based on a beloved Newbury Award-winning children’s novel, the film stars Storm Reed and Oprah Winfrey, with Ava DuVernay directing.

With a combined $250 million spent on production and advertisement, the film has a long pull before it reaches the estimated grosses of $400 million worldwide to break-even.

The spy drama “Red Sparrow” rounded out the top 3 for the weekend, adding an additional $23.9M to its cumulative take.

1.

Black Panther – Disney – $141.1M

2.

Wrinkle In Time, A – Disney – $39.6M

3.

Red Sparrow – 20th Century Fox – $23.9M

4.

Operation Red Sea – Multiple – $23.8M

5.

Tomb Raider – Warner Bros. – $14.1M

6.

Shape Of Water, The – 20th Century Fox – $13.7M

7.

Game Night – Warner Bros. – $13.3M

8.

Peter Rabbit – Sony – $11.6M

9.

Detective Chinatown 2 – Multiple – $11.2M

10.

Strangers: Prey At Night – Multiple – $10.6M

11.

Death Wish – Multiple – $9.6M

12.

Jolie Ch’tite Famille, Une – Pathé Distribution – $8.8M

The top 12 domestic weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, March 11, are below.

1.

Black Panther – Disney – $41.1M

2.

Wrinkle In Time, A – Disney – $33.3M

3.

Strangers: Prey At Night – Aviron Pictures – $10.5M

4.

Red Sparrow – 20th Century Fox – $8.2M

5.

Game Night – Warner Bros. – $7.9M

6.

Peter Rabbit – Sony – $6.8M

7.

Death Wish – MGM – $6.6M

8.

Hurricane Heist, The – Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures – $3.1M

8.

Annihilation – Paramount – $3.1M

10.

Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle – Sony – $2.8M

11.

Gringo – STX Entertainment – $2.6M

12.

Shape Of Water, The – Fox Searchlight – $2.4M

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