Black Panther: Wakanda Forever has been released in theaters with an absolute victory in the global box office of the weekend with a collection of 330 million dollars180 million dollars in the United States and 150 million in the rest of the territories.
According to Variety, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, which had a production budget of 250 million dollars, broke the record for the highest opening weekend in November in North American box office history, surpassing the $158 million gross for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire in 2013.
Aunque Black Panther: Wakanda Forever surpassed the opening of Thor: Love & Thunder, could not match the opening weekend of Doctor Stange in the Multiverse of Madness. That said, getting second place in 2022 is not a failure. However, these three movies pale in comparison to Spider-Man: No Way Home’s 2021 release.
Speaking of comparisons, The original Black Panther movie was more successful in its opening weekendbut it is important to note that we live in a very different world than then, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect cinemas and China and Russia are not as present at the moment.
no matter how you look, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever has had an incredibly strong opening weekend, with an admittedly moving film that honors the late Chadwick Boseman. The Black Panther star who played King T’Challa passed away at the age of 43 in 2020 after a four-year battle with cancer.
Here you can read our review of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, in case you haven’t seen it yet or want to know our opinion.
After three weekends at the top of the box office, Black Adam placed second with a total collection of 353 million collected worldwide. Black Adam had a more low-key opening weekend than Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
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