‘Black Panther’ About to Pass ‘Titanic’ to Become No. 3 Highest-Earning Movie in the U.S

Marvel and Disney’s Black Panther continues its reign as a box office superhero. The film is high on a record-breaking streak, and it’s just made history again. Its $652.5 million domestic box office total reported on Tuesday officially beats out Jurassic World’s $652.3 million earned in 2015. That makes Black Panther the No. 4 movie ever in the U.S.

And in a mere $6.8 million, Ryan Coogler’s MCU-redefining film will pass 1997’s Titanic to give us a new No. 3. (It could happen as early as Thursday or Friday, although Forbes’ estimate isweekend’s end if not very early next week.)

Once Black Panther passes James Cameron’s nautical 11-time Oscar-winner, it will need to rally another $100 million to hit Avatar’s $760.5 mill. At the top of the heap is Star Wars: The Force Awakens, dropped in December 2015 and outperformed all of American movie history to the tune of $936.6 million.

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46 thoughts on “‘Black Panther’ About to Pass ‘Titanic’ to Become No. 3 Highest-Earning Movie in the U.S

  1. I guess white people took a few days off from Klan rallies and Nazi parades to go see and support a black movie. Must have done the same when they put a black man in the white house for 8 years. Not bad for a "racist" country.

  2. If you switch the roles and it's a bunch of white people and there culture instead of black people and there culture. It wouldn't have been near the sales it is now. It's all politics ladys and gentlemen

  3. Its funny how blacks wanted to be equal but now want their “own” stores and banks and etc. make up ur fuckin mind. I live in the hood and i cant even go to an atm cuz they stole that too 😂. I feel yall my niggas im hispanic and my ppl cant even get a visa to work here. White ppl are fuckin with our heads

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