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‘Black Panther’ surges to 10th highest grossing movie of all time

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Marvel Studios‘ acclaimed blockbuster movie Black Panther is currently the fourth highest grossing movie of all time in North American box office and tenth in the global box office.

According to Variety, the movie, now in its seventh week since release, has made $652.5 million in North America and $1.28 billion globally.

The blockbuster will soon top ‘Titanic’ for the third spot on the domestic chart at $659.4 million.

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ is the all-time leader on the domestic list at $936 million, followed by ‘Avatar’ with $760 million.

China has been the top international market for ‘Black Panther’ with $105 million, followed by the UK with $62 million and South Korea with $42 million.

‘Black Panther’, directed by Ryan Coogler, carries an estimated $200 million production cost and grossed $427 million on its first four-days, shattering box-office records.

It features Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther, who on his return home as king of Wakanda, a fictional country, found his sovereignty challenged by a long-time adversary thereby setting in conflict of global consequences.

It stars Michael B Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, and Andy Serkis.

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