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‘Black Panther’ surpasses ‘Tomb Raider’ for fifth box office crown

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Disney-Marvel’s “Black Panther” has maintained its momentum at the domestic box office, winning its fifth consecutive weekend with $27 million from 3,834 locations. Alicia Vikander’s “Tomb Raider” finished second in its opening weekend in line with expectations with $23.5 million from 3,854 sites for Warner Bros. and MGM. Lionsgate-Roadside Attractions’ faith-based drama “I Can Only Imagine” outperformed forecasts with $17.1 ...

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Black Panther film: ‘Game-changing’ movie takes $1bn

Marvel’s superhero film Black Panther has taken more than a billion US dollars (£794m) at cinemas worldwide. It is the fifth movie based in Disney’s Marvel Universe to hit the milestone. The film stars Chadwick Boseman as the crime-fighting ruler of Wakanda, a fictional African nation with the most advanced technology on earth. Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o, Michael B Jordan ...

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‘Black Panther’ earns $426.6 million globally

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The superhero film made history at the Presidents Day box office after continually beating expectations; globally, it has earned $426.6 million. In a defining moment for diversity and Hollywood, Disney’s and Marvel Studios’ Black Panther debuted to a record-shattering $242 million at the Presidents Day box office, according to updated estimates. The bold superhero film passed up Star Wars: The ...

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Michelle Obama commends Black Panther producers

Michelle Obama has sent congratulations to the makers of Black Panther after a weekend that saw the superhero film rack up blockbuster box-office takings. “I loved this movie,” wrote the former First Lady on Monday. “Because of you, young people will finally see superheroes that look like them on the big screen,” she said. And it seems she’s not alone in ...

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Africans celebrate ‘Black Panther’ movie release

The release this week of Marvel Studios’ latest superhero outing, “Black Panther”, has triggered the enthusiasm of African movie fans and a sense of pride that Hollywood has finally plugged a gap. With an almost entirely black cast and a young African-American director, Ryan Coogler, the film has already won rave reviews for its stereotype-busting portrayal of Africa. After all ...

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