BLACK PANTHER EARNS $218 MILLION AT THE BOX OFFICE
Disney-Marvel’s “Black Panther” has earned $218 million debut for President’s Day weekend at 4,020 North American locations.
The highly anticipated film starring Chadwick Boseman and directed by Ryan Coogler, has doubled its original tracking in less than a month. The film carried an estimated $200 million production cost and was expected to bring in between an $100 to $120 million. Since then, “Black Panther” has become a must-see movie for many moviegoers, underlined when Thursday previews brought in $25.2 million, the largest Thursday night preview gross for a February opener and the second-largest preview gross for a Marvel film.
The film’s estimated three-day gross of $192 million is the highest debut ever for a February film and the fifth highest of all time. Combined with an estimated international debut of $169 million from 69% of the international market, the estimated global debut stands at $361 million through Sunday.
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