'Black Panther' week two pulls in over $700 million worldwide

Image via Marvel Studios

Image via Marvel Studios

Revealing worldwide collection numbers, Deadline reports that Black Panther has surpassed $300 million in the global market with $83.8 million coming from the second-weekend box office collection.

In the movie's second week, the Ryan Coogler-directed flick racked in a total of $400 million.

With $108 million in ticket sales, "Black Panther" had one of the best second weekends in box office history.

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The film also holds the records for, according to Forbes, the second biggest comic book superhero opening weekend (after The Avengers), the second biggest Sunday gross (after The Force Awakens) and fifth biggest opening weekend of all time (after Star Wars: The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi, Jurassic World and The Avengers in descending order).

The film stars Chadwick Boseman as T'Challa / Black Panther, alongside Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, and Andy Serkis.

The new comedy Game Night opened in second place with $16.6 million. "This is a movie audiences were hoping for, and that delivered beyond expectations". Amidst the Bollywood dominance, the movie has opened to good numbers at the Indian box office.

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Black Panther has found love among critics too. The consensus reads, " Black Panther elevates superhero cinema to thrilling new heights while telling one of the MCU's most absorbing stories - and introducing some of its most fully realized characters".

"It will obviously now lead to all kinds of different sequels and could remain in the zeitgeist for years to come".

The next big Disney release that could piggyback on the success of "Black Panther" is "A Wrinkle in Time", directed by Ava DuVernay ("Selma", "13th"), the first African American woman trusted to helm a $100 million-plus blockbuster. "If you look beyond the most obvious examples, which are the movies, you have the gatekeepers at the studios and it's still pretty white".

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