'Black Panther' Passes 'Titanic' To Become 3rd On All-Time Box Office List

09 April 2018, 12:37 | Santos Harmon

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The Ryan Coogler-directed film - starring Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Danai Gurira, Lupita Nyong'o, and Angela Bassett - now sits roughly $6 million ahead of the disaster epic's $659.4 million cumulative haul.

A still from Black Panther poster. The movie has officially surpassed Titanic as the third-highest grossing film of all time in North America as of Saturday. These numbers are lifetime totals as the film had already had taken the third spot domestically by Friday if you consider initial release gross earnings. It is now behind only Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Avatar, the no. 1 and no. 2 movies respectively.

Ryan Coogler's Black Panther starring Chadwick Boseman surpassed the collections of James Cameron's very big 1997 Titanic to rank as the third highest-grossing title of all time at the U.S. box office.

James Cameron's award-winning depiction of "Titanic" enjoyed a 12-year reign as the highest-grossing film of all time until "Avatar" beat it out in 2009.

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"Titanic" was once king at the box office and it sat as the number one highest grossing domestic film of all time for almost a decade.

Black Panther - starring Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong'o, Letitia Wright, Danai Gurira, Daniel Kaluuya and Michael B. Jordan - sits just behind Star Wars: The Last Jedi on the worldwide list, which is in ninth place with $1.33 billion.

This month, AMC Entertainment will open a theater in the nations capital of Riyadh and Black Panther is scheduled to be the first movie played.



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