"Black Panther" Now 10th Highest-Grossing Movie of All Time

09 April, 2018, 00:38 | Author: Julian Swanson
  • 'Black Panther' to Break Saudi Arabia's 35-Year Cinema Ban

As of this weekend, according to The Hollywood Reporter, Black Panther has overtaken Titanic's $659 million total, the Marvel movie's $665 million domestic total (at time of publication) bringing it into third place.

Disney and its Middle East distribution partner, Italia Film, will be releasing the Marvel superhero blockbuster on April 18 in an AMC movie theatre in Riyadh with a gala premiere, an Italia Film spokesman said.

Originally released in 1997, Titanic bagged $600.8 million throughout its debut stretch, adding $57.9 million for its 3D re-release in 2012 and a further $691,642 past year for its 20th-anniversary edition.

Ryan Coogler's "Black Panther" has been earn record.

Black Panther 2 is (obviously) a-go and Chadwick Boseman, Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, and Winston Duke will all reprise their Black Panther roles in the upcoming Avengers: Infinity War.

Titanic has sunk to the fourth spot to make way for Black Panther on the list of third-highest grossing U.S. theatrical releases. However, the Leonardo Dicaprio classic film has now fallen to the number four spot after "Black Panther" climbed its way to the number three spot right behind "Star Wars: The Force Awakens".

Black Panther was written and directed by a black man and the cast is nearly entirely black, save for the charmingly out-of-place hobbits Martin Freeman and Andy Serkis.

The "Black Panther" gala will mark the first public screening in the kindgom after movie theaters where banned in the early 1980's, after Saudi Arabia adopted ultraconservative religious standards in 1979.

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