‘Black Panther’ is still making history and BREAKING RECORDS! This past weekend was another HUGE weekend at the BOX OFFICE for the Marvel juggernaut!
Disney-Marvel’s “Black Panther” will score a rare fifth weekend at the top of the domestic box office with $27 million from 3,834 locations, beating out Warner Bros.-MGM’s “Tomb Raider,” which will open with about $22 million from 3,854 sites.
“Black Panther” has continued to break records across the box office, having brought in $585 million domestically in its first 29 days. This weekend’s take will represent the fourth-highest fifth weekend of all time, and the first time a film has held the top spot for five weekends in a row since 2009’s “Avatar,” which dominated for a total of seven weeks.
“Tomb Raider,” a reboot of the Lara Croft franchise and starring Alicia Vikander, took in $2.1 million Thursday for a Friday total of $9 million. The current prediction is just under early tracking, which placed the action film’s opening between $23 and $25 million. As of Friday, the film has earned $45.6 million internationally, for a worldwide total of $54.6 million.
In third place is the second weekend of Ava DuVernay’s “A Wrinkle in Time,” starring Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, and Mindy Kaling, with almost $16 million from 3,980 theaters. The number marks a nearly 51% decline from the film’s debut.
CONGRATS to the TOP 3!!!