Black Panther is now the ninth highest grossing movie ever at the US box office.
Ryan Coogler’s film has been racking up all kinds of awards and accolades since it released in theatres, piling up the cash in the process.
This past weekend, Black Panther crossed the prestigious $500 million mark in the US, taking its worldwide haul to over $900 million. This makes it’s the fifth highest grossing MCU movie ever across all markets.
But thanks to an additional $4.7 million on Monday (via ComicBook.com), Black Panther has now become the ninth highest grosser ever at the US box office. With a current total of $506.4 million, Black Panther is now ahead of Beauty and the Beast ($504 million) and positioned behind Rogue One: A Star Wars Story ($532 million).
It’s been three straight weekends at the top of the domestic box office for Black Panther and it will look to defend its title from the debut of Wrinkle in Time next time around.
After the events of Captain America: Civil War, King T’Challa returnsohome to the reclusive, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as his country’s new leader. However, T’Challa soon finds that he is challenged for the throne from factions within his own country. When two foes conspire to destroy Wakanda, the hero known as Black Panther must team up with C.I.A. agent Everett K. Ross and members of the Dora Milaje, Wakandan special forces, to prevent Wakanda from being dragged into a world war.
Black Panther sees Ryan Coogler (Creed) directing Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa alongside Lupita Nyong’o as Nakia, Michael B. Jordan as Erik Killmonger, Danai Gurira as Okoye, Winston Duke as M’Baku, Forest Whitaker as Zuri, Daniel Kaluuya as W’Kabi, Angela Bassett as Ramonda, Florence Kasumba as Ayo, Martin Freeman as Everett Ross, Andy Serkis as Ulysses Klaue, Letitia Wright as Shuri, Sterling K. Brown as N’Jobu, John Kani as King T’Chaka and Nabiyah Be as Linda.