Black Panther Surpasses $700 Million at Domestic Box Office

Black Panther is a phenomenal movie that has been breaking records since its release, such as being the first Marvel movie led by a black superhero (Chadwick Boseman) and one of the only mega budgeted movies with a predominantly black cast and black director. Even though Black Panther premiered almost six months ago and was released on Blu-Ray three months ago, it has continued to gain revenue in the box office which has led to another milestone being hit.

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Yesterday, Black Panther became one of three films after Star Wars: The Force Awakens ($936.6 million) and Avatar ($760.5 million) to hit $700 million domestically in the box office. This is a huge feat as Avengers: Infinity War doesn’t look like it will meet that mark even though it was arguably the most anticipated ever Marvel movie, and was one of four films to surpass $2 billion at the worldwide box office.

Even though Black Panther has only reached around $1,346,736,718 worldwide, gaining $700,004,026 in America itself is a large feat, one that Marvel and the cast/crew of Black Panther should be proud of.

Written by: Danielle Gonzalez

Source: IMDB and Box Office Mojo

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