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Black Panther Hits a US Box Office Milestone

Blockbuster Movie Black Panther has after six months hit a new box office milestone by crossing $700 million in sales over the weekend in North America.

It will be the third movie to reach this historic milestone. Even though it is now available on home platforms like Blu-ray and DVD since May, Black Panther is still being played in theatres.

A report by Forbes shows that it grossed $12,000 on Thursday from 15 screens, $16,0000 on Friday from 25 screens which made it possible for it to hit the $700 million club.

In February when it was released in theatres, Black Panther opened at $242 million in the first four days of celebrating Presidents Day.

Since then it has made over $1 billion worldwide.

The other movies that made it to $700 million in US Boz office are;

  1. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015); Domestic total: $936,662,225, Worldwide: $2,068,223,624.
  2. Avatar (2009); Domestic total: $760,507,625, Worldwide: $2,787,965,087.
  3. Black Panther (2018); Domestic: $700,004,026, Worldwide sales: $1,346,678,277.

Credit: Business Insider

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