Black Panther Breaks Records, Maintains Box Office Lead
Disney and Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ continued an impressive run, adding $100 million in its second weekend in U.S. theaters, becoming only the fourth movie to achieve the feat.
The film also topped past rivals such as “Marvel’s Avengers” and “Marvel’s Avengers” to claim the title of second best sophomore weekend in U.S. box office history.
Worldwide, ‘Black Panther’ added $191.8M with $108.0M of that coming from North American territories over the weekend, according to figures compiled by comScore. To date, in all markets, the film has racked up an impressive $704m in cumulative revenue in just two weeks.
Chinese action film ‘Operation Red Sea’ in just 6 territories earned $107.5 million this weekend with a global cumulative to date of $335.1 million. New Line’s Cinema ‘Game Night’ and Sony’s ‘Peter Rabbit’ rounded out the top 3 in North America, adding $16.6m and $12.5m respectively over the weekend.
The top 12 worldwide weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, February 25, are below.
Black Panther – Disney – $191.8M Operation Red Sea – Multiple – $107.5M Detective Chinatown 2 – Multiple – $80.4M Monster Hunt 2 – Multiple – $33.6M Fifty Shades Freed – Universal – $29.2M Game Night – Warner Bros. – $21.8M Shape Of Water, The – 20th Century Fox – $12.7M Boonie Bears: The Big Shrink – Shenzhen Huaqiang Shuzi Dongman Co. – $12.7M Peter Rabbit – Sony – $12.5M Greatest Showman, The – 20th Century Fox – $11.1M Annihilation – Paramount Pictures – $11.0M Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle – Sony – $8.7M
The top 12 domestic weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, February 25, are below.
Black Panther – Disney – $108.0M Game Night – Warner Bros. – $16.6M Peter Rabbit – Sony – $12.5M Annihilation – Paramount – $11.0M Fifty Shades Freed – Universal – $6.9M Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle – Sony – $5.7M 15:17 To Paris, The – Warner Bros. – $3.6M Greatest Showman, The – 20th Century Fox – $3.4M Every Day – Orion Distribution Company – $3.1M MET Opera: La Boheme (2018) – Fathom Events – $1.9M Early Man – Lionsgate – $1.7M Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri – Fox Searchlight – $1.2M