Black Panther buries Tomb Raider at the weekend box office

Ruben Ruiz
March 19, 2018

That means, according to Deadline's Hollywood financial experts, the film should bring home $461 million in profit for the studio after all ancillaries. It's also the first movie since 2009's Avatar to top the box office for five consecutive weeks.

Overseas, the film is approaching the $100 million mark in China with a $96 million total after ten days, giving the film a $577 million worldwide haul and a $1.18 billion global total.

"Tomb Raider", which led the Friday box office, takes second place for the weekend.

Disney's new fantasy adaptation, A Wrinkle in Time, and Love, Simon round out the top five with $16.6 million (GBP11.9 million) and $11.5 million (GBP8.2 million), respectively.

Wakanda forever - and for the fifth weekend in a row.

"Black Panther continues to astonish as it shows incredible strength fully five weeks into its unbelievable run as it takes on another batch of notable newcomers and comes out on top", veteran box office tracker Paul Degarabedian says.

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Love, Simon also notched an A-plus CinemaScore, while its opening is in line with industry projections. The thought of Black Panther winning a sixth weekend isn't that insane with Uprising projecting so low.

Black Panther has totaled a stunning $605.4 million in 31 days.

He's in one of the biggest box office smashes of all time.

In theaters now, Black Panther stars Chadwick Boseman as T'Challa/Black Panther, Michael B. Jordan as N'Jadaka/Erik "Killmonger" Stevens, Lupita Nyong'o as Nakia, Danai Gurira as Okoye, Martin Freeman as Everett K. Ross, Daniel Kaluuya as W'Kabi, Letitia Wright as Shuri, Forest Whitaker as Zuri and Andy Serkis as Ulysses Klaue.

Meanwhile, on Sunday, Black Panther beat out Tomb Raider to remain at the top of the USA box office. Down 34%, the domestic total for Panther is now at $605.4 million.

Rounding out the top tier are Game Night at No. 6 with $5.6 million, Peter Rabbit at No. 7 with $5.2 million, Strangers: Prey at Night at No. 8 with $4.8 million, Red Sparrow at No. 9 with $4.5 million and Death Wish at No. 10 with $3.4 million. The 2003 action film only brought in $21 million domestically over its first weekend and $156 million total during its theatrical run.

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